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By Jonel Poyo, edited by Jim Luce. Many countries in the world have been hit by terrible earthquakes. My own beloved Haiti was one of these. When my country became a ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jul 02, 2011 at 06:38 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Based on reporting from Haiti-based Haiti Grassroots Watch and ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 28, 2011 at 09:36 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Jose Luis Patrola is a history professor, farmer, and member of the Brazilian land reform group, the Rural Landless Workers’ Movement, or MST. He has lived in Haiti for three years. There, he ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 04:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
By Dr. Diane Hoffman, edited by Jim Luce As the renowned anthropologist Melville Herskovits observed long ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 06:55 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Below are excerpts from the International Forum on the Crisis of Housing, held in Port-au-Prince May 19-21, 2011. During the forum, hundreds of Haitians, plus allies from around the Americas, ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 31, 2011 at 06:58 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
May 27, 2011 On May 23 and 25, police in the Delmas district of Port-au-Prince destroyed camps which sheltered people who were otherwise homeless since the earthquake. Police and other municipal ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 27, 2011 at 09:02 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
We may soon look back on this period in Haiti with greater appreciation. Amidst the world-historic levels of death and suffering from last January’s earthquake, citizens have at least been spared ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 04, 2011 at 12:36 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
When the Drum is Beating is a film depicting Haiti’s rich musical culture and its ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 28, 2011 at 07:10 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
On January 12, 2011 – on the first anniversary of the Haitian earthquake – I began to invite professionals from around the world to join the Global Advisory Board for the International ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Apr 23, 2011 at 10:37 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
March 17, 2011 We put this question to numerous Haitians. Below are some responses. Konpè Filo has been one of Haiti’s most popular journalists since 1974. Arrested, tortured, and exiled ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 09:17 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
March 3, 2011 Ronel Thelusmond is the director of the technical division of the National Institute for the Application of Agrarian Reform (INARA), which is part of the Haitian Ministry of ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 03, 2011 at 09:32 AM PST with 5 Recommends
At the Toussaint Louverture Airport in Port-au-Prince, I spot Ronal’s taptap , pick-up-turned-public-bus, painted to resemble an Argentine flag - a salute to his favored team in last year’
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Feb 24, 2011 at 10:37 AM PST with 6 Recommends
“Everyone expects there to be a new problem daily in Haiti. I can’t concentrate on problems each day,” said Roseanne Auguste, coordinator of a youth art program in the sprawling, ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 11:04 AM PST with 7 Recommends
While the eyes of the world are on Haiti’s illegitimate elections and the return of the deposed dictator Jean-Claude ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 09:39 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Editor's Note: While Haiti has experienced some progress, more attention needs to be devoted to the future of Haiti’s orphans, asserts founder and C.E.O. of the Worldwide Orphans ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 02, 2011 at 09:58 AM PST with 7 Recommends
New York, N.Y. On January 12, 2011, on the first anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti in which more than 250,000 died, four housing designs to assist in the rebirth of ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jan 16, 2011 at 05:46 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Hi, all. Today's report features: • The President in Arizona: Online and TV coverage of the President's speech. • VPOTUS in Afghanistan: The ...
by Kat 4 Obama
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jan 12, 2011 at 08:22 AM PST with 9 Recommends
A year ago today I could feel myself falling in love. Not the love that hits you over the head, not irrational, sudden chemical lust/love, but the kind that says 'gosh, this is clicking nicely. I'
by parryander
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 06:33 AM PST with 49 Recommends
Unlike the earthquake, Haiti’s most recent crisis came with ample warning. Most Port-au-Prince residents scurried to their homes mid-afternoon last Tuesday, certain of the violence and chaos ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 09:07 AM PST with 9 Recommends
As we file this article, Port-au-Prince is thick with the smoke of burning tires and with gunfire. Towns throughout the country, along with the national airport, are shut down due to ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Dec 09, 2010 at 10:30 AM PST with 4 Recommends