Haiti: “Open for Business”

Textile workers start sewing at early hours in Charles Baker's One World Apparel factory. Photo Ansel Herz.jpg

A study by Haiti Grassroots Watch on factory investment in Haiti, December 2011

The following is a groundbreaking, seven-part study by Haiti Grassroots Watch (Ayiti Kale Je) on the past, present and future of   sweatshop factory investment in Haiti. The study asks, "Can a "new" Haiti really be built on sweatshop wages and free trade zones.This posting of the study to the CHAN website is a text version. It reproduces some, but not all, of the charts in the study and none of the photos. To see the extensive photos and charts contained in the study, go the original posting of the article on the website of Haiti Grassroots Watch. There, you can watch a very telling and imaginative five-minute video adding up the cost of living of a Haitian factory worker. Haiti "Open For Business" ing is a groundbreaking, seven-part study by Haiti Grassroots Watch (Ayiti Kale Je) on the past, present and future of   sweatshop factory investment in Haiti. The study asks, "Can a "new" Haiti really be built on sweatshop wages and free trade zones.This posting of the study to the CHAN website is a text version. It reproduces some, but not all, of the charts in the study and none of the photos. To see the extensive photos and charts contained in the study, go the original posting of the article on the website of Haiti Grassroots Watch. There, you can watch a very telling and imaginative five-minute video adding up the cost of living of a Haitian factory workerThe following is a groundbreaking, seven-part study by Haiti Grassroots Watch (Ayiti Kale Je) on the past, present and future of   sweatshop factory investment in Haiti. The study asks, "Can a "new" Haiti really be built on sweatshop wages and free trade zones.This posting of the study to the CHAN website is a text version. It reproduces some, but not all, of the charts in the study and none of the photos. To see the extensive photos and charts contained in the study, go the original posting of the article on the website of Haiti Grassroots Watch. There, you can watch a very telling and imaginative five-minute video adding up the cost of living of a Haitian factory worker.
The following is a groundbreaking, seven-part study by Haiti Grassroots Watch (Ayiti Kale Je) on the past, present and future of   sweatshop factory investment in Haiti. The study asks, "Can a "new" Haiti really be built on sweatshop wages and free trade zones.This posting of the study to the CHAN website is a text version. It reproduces some, but not all, of the charts in the study and none of the photos. To see the extensive photos and charts contained in the study, go the original posting of the article on the website of Haiti Grassroots Watch. There, you can watch a very telling and imaginative five-minute video adding up the cost of living of a Haitian factory worker.TTtT
is a groundbreaking, seven-part study by Haiti Grassroots Watch (Ayiti Kale Je) on the past, present and future of   sweatshop factory investment in Haiti. The study asks, "Can a "new" Haiti really be built on sweatshop wages and free trade zones? The full article can be read in the pdf below, or at this page of the CHAN website. This posting of the study to the CHAN website is a text version. To see the extensive photos and charts contained in the study, go the original posting of the article on the website of Haiti Grassroots Watch. Pour lire la version française de cette étude, cliquez ici.

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