By Garry Pierre-Pierre
Last month, the United Nations rolled its tanks and soldiers out of Haiti and left behind a team of civilians ostensibly ready to help burnish law and order in the politically-troubled Caribbean nation.
And last week, the Haitian Senate unveiled a scathing report, meticulously detailing how various officials and administrations have plundered most of the $2 billion aid package from Venezuela, commonly known as PetroCaribe. The aid includes a low percentage loan and a fixed price on gasoline to Haiti. The idea was to provide Haiti with unrestricted funds that allow officials to use the money for development projects without the strings that come along with such aid.Sign in to your account. Not a member? Try us out for $1
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