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Reclaiming Haiti: HDN’s Call for Self-Determination and Sustainable Development

Washington, DC – February 26, 2024 – Amidst the complex tapestry of global dynamics, Haiti stands as a testament to resilience against centuries of foreign influence. Led by the visionary Jacques Jonassaint, the Haitian Development Network (HDN) emerges as a beacon of hope, advocating vehemently for the preservation of Haiti’s sovereignty in the face of mounting international pressures.

Jacques Jonassaint, renowned for his role as a former Special Envoy of President Emile Jonassaint to the Clinton Administration, infuses HDN’s mission with profound insight and unwavering commitment. His deep-rooted understanding of Haiti’s history and contemporary challenges fuels HDN’s advocacy efforts, steering them towards empowerment and self-determination for the Haitian people.

Central to HDN’s mission is a firm dedication to advancing sustainable development and championing Haitian self-determination, Haiti’s journey towards autonomy has been fraught with obstacles. From economic exploitation to political subjugation, the echoes of past injustices continue to reverberate, shaping the nation’s struggle for true sovereignty.

In the vanguard of HDN’s mission lies a steadfast commitment to amplifying Haitian voices and fostering grassroots initiatives. By championing education, economic empowerment, and community-led development, HDN endeavors to empower Haitians to forge their own path towards prosperity and progress.

Against the backdrop of geopolitical rivalries and competing interests, HDN remains resolute in its call for the international community to respect Haiti’s right to self-governance. Jacques Jonassaint and HDN implore global stakeholders to refrain from imposing external agendas and instead support Haiti’s efforts to chart its own destiny.

In a world where the marginalized are often marginalized further, HDN emerges as a fierce advocate for justice and equality. Through collaborative endeavors and unwavering determination, HDN envisions a future where Haiti shines as a beacon of resilience and self-determination, inspiring generations to come.

For more information about the events and activities organized by HDN, please visit our website at https://hdn.org/.

Media Contact:

Jacques Jonassaint

Email: jacques@hdn.org

Location: Washington, DC



About the Haitian Development Network:

The Haitian Development Network (HDN) is a non-profit organization that works towards promoting economic and social development in Haiti. Our goal is to empower the Haitian people by providing them with the necessary resources and support to build a better future. To learn more about HDN and our work, please visit our website at https://hdn.org/.