Honduras Coup - Day 337 - May 30, 2010
- Foosball with the Devil: Haiti, Honduras, and Democracy in the Neoliberal Era
By Adrienne Pine - newpol.org : May 30, 2010
From the perspective of Honduran and Honduranist scholars, the most common reference to Haiti is as a point of hemispheric comparison. Whether measuring GDP per capita, state legitimacy and citizens' political tolerance, or corruption, the phrase "Honduras ranks last...after Haiti" seems to be de rigueur. This is no coincidence: the policies and structures that have effected extreme poverty and highly concentrated wealth in both places are very much connected.
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