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HIV/AIDS Hotline in Haiti Provides Information, Hope for Some

In his third video diary, award-winning poet Kwame Dawes discusses an HIV/AIDS information hotline outside of Port-au-Prince. Receiving between 3,000 and 5,000 calls per month, mostly from men, the center is a vital source of information for Haitians about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Filmed by Andre Lambertson.

Refugee Camps in Haiti: A breeding ground for HIV/AIDS?

In the second edition of his video diaries, Kwame Dawes discusses the increasing sexual activity in the IDP and refugee camps in Haiti. Rooted in boredom, overcrowding and lack of privacy in the camps, some experts wonder whether this will contribute to higher rates of HIV/AIDS. Filmed by Andre Lambertson.

Precious are the Feet of Those...

"Precious are the Feet of Those..." is the second in a series of visual poems chronicling challenges faced by Haitians infected, and affected, by HIV/AIDS in the aftermath of the earthquake.

Precious are the Feet of Those...

Poetry by Kwame Dawes Images by Andre Lambertson

Bangladesh: Village Lessons in Sanitation

The non-government organization Lighthouse shows the value of community-learning on hygiene and sanitation, in its successful program for the west Bangladeshi village of Mostafapur.

Old Dhaka: A Day in the Life

In old Dhaka, the heart of Bangladesh's sprawling capital, water is a constant -- from the over-sized ferries and the annual monsoon rains and floods that define this river delta to the supply and hauling of drinking water without which this mega city of some 14 million people could not survive.

A Superstar is a Superstar (with video)

As Wyclef Jean appeals the decision barring him from Haiti's presidential race, some Haitians suggest he should use his wealth to help those in immediate need.

Five Years After Garang

It's been five years since the death of Dr. John Garang - will Sudan realize his visions for a democratic and unified country?

Working Under Censorship

President Omar Al Bashir has reinstated a decree censoring Sudanese newspapers. But amid danger of persecution, local journalists continue to work.