The history of free trade zones the Republic of Haiti

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Controversial Free Trade Zone to start soon
Haiti Progres, 16–22 July 2003. Near Haiti's northeastern border town of Ouanaminthe, development of what was once the most precious farmland in this barren, hungry corner of the country. Plots have been bulldozed and paved over to build the first of 17 free trade zones (FTZ) which are planned to extend along the entire length of the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Activist group questions support for new Haitian industrial free zone
Caribbean Update, Friday 5 September 2003. The British-based Haiti Support Group wants a new FTZ scrapped because of major environmental concerns that it says will eventually worsen the plight of the people there. Why is the World Bank supporting the new free zone? With no regulation or planning, the growth of shanty-town developments is inevitable.
Action Alert—Demand union rights in the new free trade zone in Haiti
Issued by the Haiti Support Group, 8 September 2003. The World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) is poised to loan a Dominican company US$23 million to help it establish a new free trade zone across the border in Haiti. The Dominican garment assembly company, Grupo M, will use the money to build factories where Haitian workers will assemble clothes for companies such as Levi's and Tommy Hilfiger.
Rich Man, Poor Man—the new assembly factory near Ouanaminthe
By Amy Bracken, Labour News Network, 29 October 2003. Ouanaminthe residents say Dominican business giant takes advantage of job-starved town. The impact of the newly opened factory in the free trade zone in north-east Haiti where Haitian workers assemble Levi jeans for a Dominican company.