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May 23, 2016|

Chicken Farming Brightens Future for Haitians

Rebuilding a chicken sector in rural Haiti has been accompanied by challenges including training, repayments and cheap imports, but now hundreds are able to access a new source of sustainable income.

May 23, 2016|

Marriott Takes a Gamble in Haiti

The Marriott Port-au-Prince hotel is in its second year of operation and employs 165 people, nearly all of whom are Haitian. Still, demand is less than anticipated.

May 23, 2016

Reviving a Chicken Economy

Jamie Mcgee, Larry McCormack

Economic development strategies that focus on job creation over direct aid gain traction in rural Haiti, offering insights on how to overcome longstanding challenges in addressing poverty.

May 05, 2015

The Clintons' Republic

Jonathan M. Katz, Allison Shelley

Bill and Hillary Clinton have wielded extraordinary influence in Haiti for decades, and particularly since the 2010 earthquake.

January 13, 2015

Canaan: Haiti's Promised Land

Allison Shelley, Jacob Kushner, Mark Fahey

In post-earthquake Haiti, a new city is rising in what was once an empty landscape. Biblically named Canaan, it will soon be Haiti’s third-largest urban center.

December 04, 2014

Hispaniola's Unsteady Land

Jacob Kushner, Allison Shelley

On the island of Hispaniola, conflict over land is putting people’s future on unsteady ground.

February 24, 2013

A Steady Hand for Haiti

Tony Leys, Mary Chind

An Iowa-based medical team has been traveling to rural Haiti for years, assisting residents with health crises while searching for long-term ways to help the people improve their own situations.

July 11, 2012

Changing Waters: Cholera Permeates Life in Haiti

Meghan Dhaliwal, Jason Hayes

Before the international response to the earthquake of 2010 one challenge Haiti didn't face was cholera. Now it does, with 7,000 already dead and a continuing challenge for the entire country.

May 30, 2012

Haiti: Sitting on a Gold Mine

Jacob Kushner, Jane Regan, Ben Depp

Haiti’s north is rich with mineral deposits that could infuse millions into the nation’s ailing economy—but only if the government can regulate foreign mining giants and share the wealth.

March 12, 2012

Children at Risk

kem knapp sawyer

Across the world more attention needs to be focused on children's needs so that girls as well as boys will attend school and learn to read, and that all will have safe water and access to healthcare.

September 20, 2010

Rebuilding Haiti's Education System from the Ground Up

Paul Franz

As Haiti continues its recovery from the January earthquake, reconstruction in the country takes many forms. With a literacy rate of about 50 percent, Haiti's education system has struggled to provide for its youth, especially those living in rural areas. The disaster only exacerbated the pervasive institutional problems faced...

August 19, 2010

After the Quake: HIV/AIDS in Haiti

Lisa Armstrong, Kwame Dawes, Andre Lambertson

Last January's earthquake destroyed Haiti's health care system, once at the forefront of the struggle to treat and stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. A look at life since the quake, for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

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