The relatively smooth course of the March 20th presidential election in Haiti has brought cautious optimism about the prospects for political stability in the country.
The visual poem Ganthier in Kreyol.
Pou Joel Sainton. The visual poem Job in Kreyol.
When a brave woman’s out walking
she’s Mistress Life’s spitting image
His voice is licked
but his dreams
are the artillery of words loaded
to uncoil our strength.
Ti Gason An Ble
Slow-to-move rubble, an obstacle to rebuilding after Haiti's earthquake, exacerbates violence and disease in makeshift neighborhoods.
Tackling the challenges of working in a tent city, music teacher Alzire Roucourt offers hope and education to the Haitian students in her class.
Since the earthquake, many young girls in Haiti have turned to prostitution in order to get by. They resort to having sex for food or small amounts of money. This exchange is unwanted but, in their view, the only way to survive.
Despite accusations of human-rights abuses, former Haitian President Jean-Claude Duvalier, who has since been detained by police, was met with cheers and tears after his surprise return from exile Monday.
One year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, one man is still trying to rebuild. But instead of finding bricks and metal in the rubble, he found his 11-year-old neighbor's remains. Lisa Armstrong reports from Port au Prince.
In Haiti, a new mother faces a difficult choice.
Haitians and aid workers fear storms and the disastrous connection between cholera, charcoal, deforestation, and floods.