Quick Facts

Area in square km 27,750
Corruption Perceptions Index ranking 158 (out of 168) (2015)
Per capita GDP in dollars 1,800 (2015)
Population 10,110,019 (2015)
U.S. military personnel present 5 (2015)

Haiti at a glance

Military & Police Aid $8,955,000 (2017)
Humanitarian & Development Aid $209,095,000 (2017)
Arms Sales $870,502 (2014)
Trainees 33 (2015)
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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...



10/19/16 | News
The U.S. Relief Mission to Haiti Is Also a Signal to America’s Neighbors, and Russia
When U.S. Southern Command dispatched nearly 2,000 Marines, a dozen helicopters, and one amphibious assault ship to Haiti earlier this month, it was an effort to provide lifesaving assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. But the operation also served as a reminder to regional friends and...
6/17/16 | News
Haiti Needs Food, Jobs, Doctors — and Now a President
Last year’s presidential election fell apart amid cries of fraud. An interim government named in February was supposed to organize a new one. Now, no one is sure who is really in charge.
6/7/16 | News
Lawless Leaders Threaten Haiti’s Future
With Washington having pledged $4.5 billion in U.S. aid to the country since 2010, U.S. policymakers and Congressional appropriators should not stand by as a de facto government takes root in Port-au-Prince.

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