The Battle for Paradise – Land grabs, forced expulsions & protests in Haiti.

The Haiti Support Group describes tourism’s disastrous impact on the community on Île-à-Vache: Pristine white beaches, turquoise seas, palm trees swaying in the gentle breeze. This is the very image of the tropical paradise promoted by high-end tour operators. This is Île-à-Vache. Until quite recently, this 20-square mile island off the south-west coast had been neglected by the Haitian […]