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Manuel Zelaya's Economy: The Other Side of the Coin

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

President Zelaya's heart may have been in the right place, but he wasn't governing; he was simply handing out cash that would eventually have to be paid back by a future government or force a future president to yet again travel around the world begging for forgiveness.

Why Development Works

Asma Lateef | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Asma Lateef

Our global success depends on countries working together to solve the problems of hunger and poverty. Development assistance is one of the most effective ways to transform lives around the world.

World Bank: We Are in Haiti for the Long Haul

Yvonne Tsikata | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne Tsikata

Today's announcement that we're waiving all debt payments from Haiti for the next 5 years is only a small sliver of our much larger commitment to Haiti.