Promise of jobs spurs Haiti development debate.

Agent-x - June 11 2012, 6:42 AM

According to Miami Herald on 11 June 2012, The emergence of a new industrial park in northern Haiti has reignited discussion about the best way for Haiti to develop.

Young H. Lee, president of Gloria Apparel Inc., walks through the Caracol Industrial Park in northern Haiti near Cap Haitien, Haiti Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Gloria Apparel has been operating in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince for seven years and Lee is considering moving his Guatemala operation to Caracol.

The park represents a $300 million investment by the U.S. government and Inter-American Development Bank to create up to 65,000 jobs in the region in the coming years.

Allison Shelley / ForTthe Miami Herald
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