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In Haiti, where poverty is widespread, the government has plans to improve the economy by turning over land for tourist development.  The problem, reporter Jacob Kushner told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, is that, for most of the people living on those lands, being displaced for a new port, or fish farm or hotel, can mean economic devastation, even starvation.  One place where that kind of conflict is raging is a tiny island off the Haitian coast called Ile-a-Vache. 

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