Downtown Port-au-Prince. Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre

By Vania Andre

With young Haitians leaving the country in droves to countries like Chile, a Haitian journalist released an action plan on March 11 calling for a campaign to “raise awareness and empower.”

The journalist, Dominique Domercant, a reporter for Le Nouvelliste – the country’s oldest daily newspaper — highlighted several ways various Haitian agencies and offices can educate potential migrants about the issues they may face abroad. The plan also includes recommendations on how to keep Haiti’s youth from fleeing the country in search of better economic opportunities.

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