In Haiti's mountainous north, housing construction near the infamous Caracol Industrial Park is threatened by U.S. plans to redirect funding. It's a twisted tale that illustrates the Caribbean nation's continued struggle, five years after it was hit by a devastating earthquake. A Devex exclusive.

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  • Claire Luke

    Claire is a journalist passionate about all things development, with a particular interest in labor, having worked previously for the Indonesia-based International Labor Organization. She has experience reporting in Cambodia, Nicaragua and Burma, and is happy to be immersed in the action of D.C. Claire is a master's candidate in development economics at the George Washington Elliott School of International Affairs and received her bachelor's degree in political philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross.