Two South Florida residents have launched a GoFundme to help a teen in Haiti with advanced Burkitt’s lymphoma. The goal of the fund is to help the teen get treatment in the U.S., or in Haiti.
How a self-testing kit for cervical cancer is changing the way Hatian-American women are getting screened.
What prevents kids in Haiti from getting the care they need?
Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change. Online August 1.
The Windrush Generation of Jamaica continues their ongoing journey to fight for justice and citizenship.
Imagine Jamaican emigrants having their dreams of working in the UK with full citizenship fulfilled, and then suddenly being evicted from their homes purchased with their blood, sweat, and tears.
Clark Atlanta University student fellow Monica Long reflects on her reporting project focused on the rights of the Windrush Generation in Jamaica.
Cancer is becoming a leading cause of death in less economically developed countries like Haiti. One physician has spent his career learning how to combat this growing epidemic.
Born out of a disaster, Canaan is a city without a government. But its future is uncertain. The world's newest city offers a lesson in post-disaster urbanism.
As a new president assumes power in Cuba, citizens wonder if this is a sign of change or a continuation of old patterns.
Meet four Cuban artists who are highlighting the many faces of Cuba.
Cuban medical professionals now stranded in Colombia live in the poorer parts of Bogota. They have lost hope the United States will renew the parole program for defectors like them.
After decades of isolation, the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has become a de facto nature refuge. What will this mean for the base’s post-detention future?
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.
Brick by brick, tree by tree, this project will chronicle the international effort to help Haiti reconstruct, and rise from the rubble.
The U.S. government spends millions of dollars every year to boost Cuba's beleaguered pro-democracy movement. Is the money having any impact?
The people of Port-au-Prince will forever measure their lives in two parts: before and after the earthquake.
Some of the most marginalized people in the Caribbean are Haitian immigrants, and their descendents, living in the Dominican Republic.
Haitians and international observers alike are once again speaking of a "moment of hope" for Haiti.
Jamaica has the reputation of being one of the most violently anti-gay countries on earth. Male homosexual acts are criminalized – and can be punished with up to 10 years of hard time in prison.
Six months after Fidel Castro's exit, Lygia Navarro explores the hidden epidemic of depression in Cuba. With the wait for social and economic transformation dragging on, many Cubans find escape from the difficulty of day-to-day life in black-market sleeping pills. Although Cuba's medical system is lauded internationally, the government...
In early 2008, gunmen wielding AK-47 rifles started attacking villages in Guyana. Twenty three people died in a series of ambushes, including three police officers whose station was overrun and weapons stolen. The attacks are attributed to Rondell Rawlins, an escaped convict who had threatened violence if police didn't release...
Poet and writer Kwame Dawes travels to Jamaica to explore the experience of people living with HIV/AIDS and to examine the ways in which the disease has shaped their lives. The journey brings him in touch with people who tell their stories, share their lives and teach him about resilience,...
With HIV rates second only to those of sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean islands that conjure visions of sun and sand now highlight the interplay between poverty and the epidemic in this hemisphere.
Each day, tens of thousands of children risk their lives working in small-scale gold mines around the world.
What do you know about Jamaica beyond its reputation as a famed island paradise? Filmmaker Micah Fink, along with Maurice Tomlinson and Tom Decker, visited St. Louis classrooms to discuss.
Award-winning global health reporter had some wise words for DC students when she visited their classrooms last week.
Joanne Silberner wins another award, the 2013 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting, for her reporting and radio series on cancer in the developing world.
Joanne Silberner wins the 2013 Communication Award from The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine.
DC premiere of "The Abominable Crime" coincides with Pulitzer Center's first week-long film festival, showcasing feature-length films and shorts. Join us for one or several screenings.
Kirkus Reviews awards a star to our enhanced e-book for iPad, "Voices of Haiti." Get your copy today.
Micah Fink's documentary on stigma and homophobia in Jamaica called "disturbing and urgent," "an outstanding film."
While the U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled in support of gay marriage, Jamaica’s Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of a gay man evicted from his home on the basis of his sexual orientation.
For one week only, our award-winning e-books "Voices of Haiti" and "In Search of Home" are free on the iBookstore. Get your copy today.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the Ethiopian and American parents misled by adoption agencies and the Iowa medics providing healthcare in rural Haiti.
Adding to its growing list of accolades, the Pulitzer Center's iBook Voices of Haiti garnered Honoree status in the 2013 Webby Awards.