Rape of women and children is reportedly on the rise in the camps in Haiti. Michel Martin interviews Lisa Armstrong about the women she has encountered and the stories they have shared.
The State highlights Pulitzer Center's After The Quake project, saying "Their work plumbs depths the mainstream media are unlikely to reach when reporters flock to Haiti this month to mark the anniversary of last year’s earthquake."
Joel Sainton, an HIV-positive pastor in Haiti, works to provide support and hope for other Haitians living with the disease in the aftermath of the country's devastating earthquake in January 2010.
Poet and writer Kwame Dawes offers a unique lens on the struggles, and resilience, of Haitians nearly one year after the devestating earthquake. An interview with Jeffrey Brown for PBS NewsHour.
Tout jounen m ap gade yon vil ki detwi (Josaphat Robert Large). The visual poem Tombs in Kreyol.
Joel Sainton is an itinerant preacher who formed a grassroots agency to serve the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS.
He does his work in Port-au-Prince and has continued to serve these people despite the challenges caused by the earthquake on January 12, 2010.
Rape, a serious problem in Haiti prior to the 2010 earthquake, has gone up threefold in Port-au-Prince, according to Refugees International.
A change to the Dominican Republic's constitution has left many residents of Haitian descent lacking citizenship and in a state of legal limbo.
Dominican human rights activists lobby for government attention to unrecognized Haitian hardships.
A change to the Dominican Republic's Constitution, which denies citizenship to children born to undocumented residents, has put into doubt the legal status of people of Haitian descent.
Political turmoil continues following Haiti's election, on the heels of a cholera outbreak and ongoing damage and displacement from January's earthquake.
A year after Haiti's capital was destroyed by an earthquake, violence and rape haunt the lives of vulnerable women and children living in makeshift settlements. But a handful of Haitians have mobilized to fight for protection and justice for their sisters.
GoTriad.com features "Voices of Haiti," a multi-media presentation with poems by Kwame Dawes, photographs by Andre Lambertson, and music by composer Kevin Simmonds and soprano Valetta Brinson.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting was featured in an Atlantic article on new media and photojournalism. The article poses the question: what happens to the traditional photojournalist in the new media landscape?
The Poetry Foundation featured writer and poet Kwame Dawes' interview on PBS NewsHour.
Dawes has traveled to Haiti several times over the past year to report on people's experiences after the earthquake through poetry and prose.
On Friday, December 17, Kwame Dawes, a poet, professor, and Pulitzer Center grantee, visited Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington D.C.. During the visit, Dawes shared his latest project, "Voices from Haiti," an exploration of Haiti one year after the devastating January 2010 earthquake.
When high school seniors from the School Without Walls in Washington, DC were asked what they've heard lately about Haiti by visiting Pulitzer Center journalists, they responded, "not much." Almost 10 months after the earthquake, media attention on Haiti has faded. The country's struggles have not.
Water issues affect us all, from the women who spend hours daily fetching water to political battles over international rivers to melting icepack and rising sea levels. We are all downstream.
Worldwide, just under 900 million people lack reliable access to safe water that is free from disease and industrial waste. And forty percent do not have access to adequate sanitation facilities. The result is one of the world's greatest public health crisis: 4,500 children die every day from waterborne diseases, more than from HIV-AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined.
Annie Paul, The Pelican
Just back from writing poems in India, internationally acclaimed poet and UWI alumnus Kwame Dawes sat down with Annie Paul for an engaging discussion about his life, his alma mater's role in shaping him as an artist and the Emmy Award-winning LiveHopeLove project.
Writing is part of the digital story: examples of powerful multimedia presentations that incorporate (not just link to) good nonfiction writing.
Peter Sawyer, Pulitzer Center
Image from Steve Sapienza and Glenn Baker's Easy Like Water project on floating schools in Bangladesh
From the women who spend hours daily fetching water to political battles over international rivers to melting icepack and rising sea levels, the water issue affects us all, and we all contribute to it.
Produced by Stephanie Guyer-Stevens and Jack Chance of Outer Voices, and Nathalie Applewhite of the Pulitzer Center, the radio documentary, "LiveHopeLove: HIV/AIDS in Jamaica" is part of Hope: Living and Loving with HIV in Jamaica, the Pulitzer Center's award-winning multimedia reporting project that chronicles poet and writer Kwame Dawes' travels to Jamaica, where he explores the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS and examines the ways in which the disease shapes their lives.
By Baptist Press Staff
A Baptist Press article describing prison conditions in Haiti highlights Pulitzer Center reporting on Haiti's National Penitentiary by Antigone Barton and Steve Sapienza:
The men, by contrast, are imprisoned in Haiti's notorious National Penitentiary, a facility located just a few blocks from the country's National Palace in central Port-au-Prince that was known for squalid conditions before it was largely destroyed by the Jan. 12 quake.
"Talking HIV in Jamaica" will be shown at the REEL Black Pix Global Afrikan Film Series on Saturday February 6, 2010 at 2pm (tentative). The screening will be held at the Columbia Museum of Art at 1515 Main Street in Columbia, South Carolina.