Reviews political and social challenges to Haitian development, economic background, and apparel assembly in Haiti. Discusses the Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006 and the Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2008, both which offer duty-free treatment for U.S. apparel imports from Haiti, so as to support growth and development; and considers outlook for future, in light of Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake.
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