Haiti - Osner Fevry : ALL Haitian Students Must read the Washington Consensus

In regards to the possible resignation of Laurent Lamothe as Prime Minister of Haiti, Maitre Osner Fevry suggest that all Haitian students must read the "Washington Consensus" --- What is the Washington Consensus and what does it have to do with Haiti?


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Osner Fevry says: All Haitian students, go to Google and search for "Le Consensus de Washington" or "Les 10 points du Consensus de Washington" and you will realize that this is the program put in place more than a decade ago that Haitian Prime Minister helped execute in Haiti with the keyword: "Haiti is open for Business".

Read the Washington Consensus de in English here:
wikipedia.org

Lire Le Consensus de Washington en Francais:
wikipedia.org

What is the Washington Consensus and what does it have to do with Haiti?

In short, the Washington Consensus is a set of 10 specific economic policy prescriptions by English economist John Williamson which he considered constituted the "standard" reform package promoted for crisis-wracked developing countries by Washington, D.C

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Bonito says...

I hapen to think Maitre Fevry is a very intelligent man. Maybe this time he has outdone himself.

He has my

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Guyma Noel says...

What is the "Washington Consensus?" What is your own argument?

I like to learn something new from your contribution to the

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Gladys Sou Facebook says...

What is Washington Consensus, Alix?

I would love to hear the other side. You don't critique without bringing your own argument that would clarify the ambiguity carried in the author's

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Alix P Sou Facebook says...

Are you sure you understand this "Washington Consensus"?

Do you think the reader will understand it from your article?

Shouldn't you express your position without ambiguity?

Are you aware of the attitudes of other countries on the subject?

Its successes and failures?

Maybe you should write in French or

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Guyma Noel says...

Washington Consensus is a set of structural adjustment policies that advocates for a free-market oriented economy.This plan exists since 1980s.

A Margaret Thatcher of England and a Ronald Reagan of the U.S were two of the extreme proponents or advocates of such economic policies.

It is clear that resistance to such a neo-liberal economic plan has caused much trouble in countries like Haiti.

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