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Reviving Jacmel: A funky beach town could help Haiti economically

Jacmel was a happening place before the earthquake and if Haiti is to ever revive its shattered economy, planners say the beach town needs to draw some tourists again.

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Article | JACMEL, HAITI -- Behind the peeling facades and louvered shutters of its faded mansions and crumbling warehouses, this little beach town was a happening place before the earthquake -- and if Haiti is to ever revive its shattered economy, planners say Jacmel needs to draw some tourists again.

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