Ginette Sainfort survived underneath a mountain of concrete for six days after Haiti's 2010 earthquake.
For every bit of progress, there is plenty that has not been done to prevent a repeat of the cataclysmic disaster that claimed more than 300,000 lives.
The new Hospital of the State University of Haiti has been dogged by construction cost overruns, missed deadlines and concerns that Haiti won’t be able to afford operating a facility that would replace the current general hospital.
The international community bears a large share of responsibility for the dimmed promise of Haitian recovery.
Now, at the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic quake, Bill Clinton for the first time opened up about the setbacks in Haiti.
On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by a massive earthquake. The disaster claimed 316,000 lives, left 1.5 million homeless and another 1.5 million injured. As the anniversary approaches, the Miami Herald will look at questions around aid and rebuilding over the past decade.
Ten years after Haiti’s Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake, Haiti’s Catholic Church still has not rebuilt its most iconic structure.
On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by a massive earthquake. The disaster claimed 316,000 lives, left 1.5 million homeless and another 1.5 million injured.
A Haitian teen, whose two-year battle with an advanced form of childhood cancer illustrated how the poor and powerless pay the price for the failure of Haiti’s leaders to invest in their medical system, has died. He was 19.
The Mexican city of Matamoros has become a forced shelter for thousands of immigrants who wait more than a month for a meeting to ask for asylum in the United States.
Cubans make up the largest number of migrants in Mexico trying to obtain asylum in the United States. But policy changes in the Obama and Trump administrations have made it harder for Cubans fleeing the island.
Efforts continue to help Djooly Jeune battle Burkitt's lymphoma.