Persistent image of ‘hellhole Haiti’ an outdated myth, UN peacekeepers insist
Posted May 14, 2008
It has an image of a hellhole and was recently named among the world’s 10 most dangerous destinations, alongside Iraq and Somalia, by Forbes magazine.
The United States government keeps a permanent warning against travelling there.... But now, according to new statistics from security experts and United Nations officials, Haiti is far less violent than many other Latin American countries.