January 13, 2015
Canaan, a patch of scrubby hillside just outside of Haiti’s capital, has become home to almost 100,000 displaced residents. But is it destined to be a promised land or the country’s biggest slum?
January 13, 2015 /
Los Angeles Review of Books
Allison Shelley's photoessay of reconstruction following Haiti's earthquake.
January 12, 2015 /
Foreign aid donors are making progress—and mistakes—but many Haitians say the country's leadership is failing to deliver.
January 6, 2015 /
Virginia Quarterly Review
In early December 2013 and early 2014, Kwame Dawes and Andre Lambertson traveled to Jamaica to investigate the experience of people living with HIV/AIDS in the Christian Church.
January 4, 2015 /
In the mountainous regions of the Dominican Republic teen pregnancy is everywhere and mothers’ partners are commonly older.
January 4, 2015
As teen pregnancy rates are slowly decreasing in the United States, rates in the Dominican Republic are double the world average, with 1 of 10 teen girls becoming pregnant in 2013.
December 4, 2014
Unstable land is what caused the January 2010 earthquake that killed some 300,000 people and displaced 1.5 million more in Haiti. Five years on, land conflict is what's stalling Haiti's progress.
November 10, 2014
"Mapping Cholera" presentation and panel discussion with Sonia Shah, Annie Sparrow, Pablo Mayrgundter and Jonathan Epstein, moderated by Jon Simon.
October 14, 2014
"Mapping Cholera: A Tale of Two Cities" is now available to embed for free, anywhere.
October 8, 2014
In interview with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maurice Tomlinson reflects on threats and discrimination associated with being gay within a homophobic culture.