WASHINGTON (AP) – The International Monetary Fund will reassess the measures needed to stabilize Haiti's economy before proposing its executive board to $ 229 million.
IMF spokesman Gerry Rice says the reassessment is needed Haiti's GDP growth in 2018 was 1.5%, or less than half what the government expected. Economists say this year will likely see a similar performance. Annual inflation is estimated at 17%.
Protesters denouncing corruption in recent days have been demanding the removal of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. A Senate investigation recently determined at least 14 to form government officials allegedly misused $ 3.8 billion under the President Michel Martelly.