In the years since the earthquake, social media has played a bigger and bigger role as an information-sharing tool for Haitians and the Diaspora.
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.
Despite Haiti’s historic reliance on foreign assistance, the government itself has rarely been the beneficiary of this aid and this may have sealed the damaged palace’s fate.
Julio Volcy, a charismatic young minister with a sonorous voice, created Rendez-Vous in 2016.
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.
Journalist Garry Pierre-Pierre returns to Haiti 10 years after his coverage of the 2010 earthquake.
Over the last 18 months, Haiti has been in the throes of a perpetual cycle of protests and unrest that has destabilized the country for weeks at a time.
After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was promised but never built.
Activists say Dominican immigrants are subject to police profiling and brutality, and are also being targeted for deportation.
Activists say police racially profile black communities, despite Puerto Rico’s image as a melting pot without racial problems.
Marcos A. Rivera Ortiz and his daughter Mariluz Rivera Gutiérrez, are two Puerto Rican attorneys on a mission to end racism and discrimination against Afro-Latinx people.
In September, Hurricane Irma leveled the island of Barbuda and all 1,800 residents were evacuated. Now, redevelopment and the end of collective land ownership threaten to keep them off their land.
ICIJ's global investigation that reveals the offshore activities of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies.
Sosua, a northern beach town in the Dominican Republic, was founded by Holocaust refugees. How did it become one of the Caribbean's biggest sex-tourism destinations?
The Obama administration’s decision to end the "wet foot, dry foot" policy has created a migration and humanitarian crisis in Central and South America and a new era in Cuban migration.
A plan to build sewage treatment plants all over Haiti after the 2010 earthquake has stalled, despite millions of dollars in international funding.
Cancer is a terrifying word to anyone, but for women living in developing countries, it can be truly devastating. In Haiti, women must overcome immense challenges to seek diagnosis and care.
About two decades too late, the Internet is cautiously breaking Cuba's spell of isolation. What impacts on culture and identity does the island's defiant re-connection to the outside world bring?
The sea level rise clock ticks loudly for those who call the Guna Yala islands of Panama home. Will a pending migration to the mainland serve as a model of progressive climate change adaptation?
While many in Cuba mourn the passing of Fidel Castro, others are more than ready for change.
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
Unreliable access to electricity and ever-increasing prices for gas keep almost half of the Dominican Republic from escaping poverty. Some communities are turning to solar cooking as a solution.
The US and Cuba are poised at the alter, prenuptials in hand. But as headlines forecast the fruits of the union and tourists flood Havana, there are already signs of unease.
Gaiutra Bahadur presents an overlooked chapter in the Cold War's annals, one story of U.S. interventions and the racial strife and dictatorships they fostered across the globe.
Journalists Jonathan M. Katz and Allison Shelley take a deep look at the Clintons' projects and prospects in Haiti.
Kwame Dawes explores what church and faith communities are doing in regards to HIV/AIDS in Jamaica.
The FT's Robin Wigglesworth reported on the impact of economic crisis on the Caribbean with videographers Veronica Kan-Dapaah and Steve Ager and freelance photographer Andrea de Silva.
The Pulitzer Center continues its summer collaboration with Free Spirit Media in Chicago, providing grantee journalists to serve as mentors during student documentary filmmaking workshops.
Interview with director Micah Fink about the making of "The Abominable Crime", a film about Jamaica's violent homophobia and the brave people who stand up to it.
Des Moines Register reporter Tony Leys and photojournalist Mary Chind talk about their project in Haiti.
Photographer David Rochkind and reporter Jens Erik Gould introduce themselves and their project "The Forgotten: HIV and the Garifuna of Honduras."
"We are poor but what's underground could make us rich." Haitians debate the mixed blessings of new gold wealth discovered in the country's north.
Many believe that cancer is a rich nations' disease, but Pulitzer Center grantee Joanne Silberner discusses what she's learned reporting from Haiti, Uganda and India.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
Four Pulitzer Center grantees, 15 students, and wide range of documentary film topics mark eighth year of partnership with Free Spirit Media.
Grantees Jamie McGee and Larry McCormack win national and state AP awards for their reporting on economic development in Haiti.
Pulitzer Center Student Fellows are chosen as three regional winners and one finalist for the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards.
This week: lung cancer patients travel to Cuba for a promising vaccine, South Africa is challenges the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS, climate change in Greenland is causing drought for farmers.
DC Public Schools students gathered for a reception with photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve on October 3, 2016 to celebrate the photos they contributed to the Pulitzer Center-supported photography contest for students who studied abroad in summer 2016.
For the first time in six years, the UN has acknowledged responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Recognition latest in awards for documentary examining homophobia in Jamaica.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Grantee Sally Jacobs discusses Obama's trip to Cuba with reporters Christopher Muther and Doug Struck.
The Society of Professional Journalists honors nine 2015 Pulitzer Center student fellows at regional awards ceremonies throughout the country.
Students learn about health problems associated with solid fuel cooking, alternative cooking methods that would reduce the incidence of these problems, and the difficulties of implementing changes.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
In this lesson, students use the Pulitzer Center website to research a specific country before giving an oral presentation.
Students read about the impacts of coral bleaching on ocean ecosystems.
Students explore the impacts of the century-long relationship between Alcoa, an American corporation, and Suriname. They then debate the terms of Alcoa's exit from the country.
This lesson will explain and demonstrate the conflict between the Republic of Haiti and Dominican Republic, the two countries that coexist in the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean.
The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
The following lesson plans were designed by Liz Morrison, coordinator of Social Studies for the Parkway School District in St. Louis, as part of the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative.
Discuss the potential ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on labor rights.
In this lesson, students will learn about AIDS in Florida, and participate in an activity understand the role of health education and its impact on the AIDS epidemic in the United States.
In this lesson, students will participate in a class discussion using the articles by Antigone Barton focusing on the work of Dr. John May.