Quick Facts

Area in square km 27,750
Corruption Perceptions Index ranking 163 (out of 177) (2013)
Per capita GDP in dollars 1,300 (2013)
Population 9,996,731 (2014)
Size of armed forces 0 (2013)
U.S. military personnel present 6 (2014)

Haiti at a glance

Military & Police Aid $7,335,000 (2016)
Humanitarian & Development Aid $234,333,000 (2016)
Arms Sales $915,805 (2015)
Trainees 16 (2014)
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Military vs. Economic Aid

Security Assistance Monitor tracks all available data about U.S. security and humanitarian & development assistance provided to this country. For a dollar amount breakdown of how much aid this country receives and which programs are supplying assistance, click "view data set." Note: This year's figures reflect the U.S. government's estimates of expected spending, and numbers for next year represent the administration's request to Congress.
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Security Assistance Monitor tracks all available data about the United States' training of this country's security forces. For information about how the number of security forces trained each year by the United States, including detailed information about the subject of the training, where that training takes place, and who is being trained, click "view data set."
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Arms Sales

Security Assistance Monitor tracks all available data about U.S. arms sales to this country. For detailed information on equipment, weapons and military services sold to this country, click "view data set." Note: This is not grant aid: these are items that governments purchase with their own funds.
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6/27/14 | Blog
Latin America Week in Review- June 27, 2014

This week the U.S. concluded combat lifesaving courses in Paraguay, Honduras announced that it would buy military radars from Israel, and the U.S. Coast Guard exchanged weapon maintenance information with the Colombian Army. Read these stories and other highlights below.

4/25/14 | Blog
The Week in Review

This week Ecuador kicked Defense Department officials out of the country, the State Department cleared the way for Mexico to buy 18 Black Hawk helicopters, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel promoted increased training with Mexican forces and we found out that...

3/21/14 | Blog
U.S. Southern Command's 2014 Posture Statement

This post was drafted by CIP intern Matt LaLime

General John Kelly of...



2/18/16 | News
Haiti Has a President
After an entire week in which Haiti had no President, the country’s lawmakers held a special session that dragged on for twelve hours and ended, early Sunday morning, with sixty-two-year-old Jocelerme Privert, a former Senate leader and opponent of former President Michel Martelly, being chosen to...
1/28/16 | News
After Canceling its Presidential Election, Haiti Heads Toward Chaos
Mr. Martelly is largely to blame for having led the country into electoral and political chaos, with no prospect of electing a successor to replace him by Feb. 7, as the Haitian constitution requires.
1/22/16 | News
U.S. Presses for Haiti Runoff Vote Amid Fears of Violence and Fraud
After spending more than $33 million on a widely discredited election in Haiti, the United States has been pressing the country’s leaders to go ahead with a presidential runoff election this Sunday, despite a growing chorus of warnings that the vote could lead to an explosion of violence.

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