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Travesty in Haiti : a true account of Christian missions, orphanages, fraud, food aid, and drug trafficking

Author: Timothy T Schwartz
Publisher: [Charleston, S.C.] : [BookSurge Publishing], 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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Second edition of a work that reveals realities behind the foreign aid industry. Schwartz, an anthropologist who has worked with foreign aid agencies in Haiti for extended periods, exposes the fraud, greed, corruption, apathy and political agendas that permeate the industry.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy T Schwartz
ISBN: 9781419698033 1419698036
OCLC Number: 671248736
Description: 262, xlvii pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Death, destruction, and development --
The hamlet, witch doctors, and sorcery --
The village: crime, corruption, and vigilantes --
The survey and chaos in the court --
Gutless wonders: windmill fiasco and history of aid in Jean Makout county --
CARE International: dedicated to serving itself --
The American plan: how to destroy an agricultural economy --
Orphans with parents and other scams that bilk U.S. churchgoers --
Medical treatments: greed, rudeness, and renegades --
Disconnected directors and the arrogant Haitian elite --
A boy's mysterious death evokes troubling thoughts --
Keys to the research goldmine: nepotism and testing the obvious --
Anger, disillusionment, and despair --
Colombia and its drug trade to the rescue.
Responsibility: by Timothy T. Schwartz.

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Second edition of a work that reveals realities behind the foreign aid industry. Schwartz, an anthropologist who has worked with foreign aid agencies in Haiti for extended periods, exposes the fraud, greed, corruption, apathy and political agendas that permeate the industry.

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