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Disaster Capitalism in Haiti Leaves Displaced With Few Good Choices

Disaster Capitalism in Haiti Leaves Displaced With Few Good Choices

by Isabel Macdonald on June 20 2011, 10:38AM

Bill Clinton’s marque housing initiative is illustrative of so much that’s gone wrong thus far in Haiti’s painfully slow reconstruction.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

Rape in Haiti: The Aftershocks Continue

Rape in Haiti: The Aftershocks Continue

by Michelle Chen on May 23 2011, 9:06AM

A year and a half later, squalid camps remain the only homes for hundreds of thousands of people, and reports of sexual violence inside them are rising.

Topics: Global Justice, Haiti

U.S. Set to Resume Deportations to Haiti

U.S. Set to Resume Deportations to Haiti

by on January 14 2011, 11:30AM

And the situation’s worse for people with even minor criminal convictions.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

Where is the Relief Money for Haiti? Infographic

Where is the Relief Money for Haiti?

by Hatty Lee, Jamilah King on January 12 2011, 6:05PM

We take a look what money’s missing, and what could be the hold-up.

Topics: Haiti

Haiti's Remarkable HIV Turnaround May Be Undone by Earthquake

Haiti’s Remarkable HIV Turnaround May Be Undone by Earthquake

by Rod McCullom on January 12 2011, 3:17PM

Global health watchers worry the island’s epidemic is exploding anew as the recovery drags on.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti, Health

Photos of Haiti's Slow March Toward Recovery Photo

Photos of Haiti’s Slow March Toward Recovery

by Hatty Lee, Jamilah King on January 12 2011, 3:10PM

One year later, we take a look back at the lessons learned since the country’s catastrophic earthquake.

Topics: Haiti

Learning From Shattered Haiti's Year of Struggle

Learning From Shattered Haiti’s Year of Struggle

by Michelle Chen on January 4 2011, 9:55AM

Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen says the earthquake revealed deep problems with global aid systems, but also may create new models of locally led development.

Topics: Global Justice, Haiti

Good Intentions Haven't Done Much For Haiti

Good Intentions Haven’t Done Much For Haiti

by Jamilah King on December 13 2010, 4:43PM

Joe Mozingo at the Los Angeles Times reports that foreign aid workers do more harm than good.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

The Total Failure of Global Aid in Haiti

The Total Failure of Global Aid in Haiti

by Michelle Chen on October 13 2010, 10:15AM

So what about supporting some home-grown solutions?

Topics: Global Justice, Haiti

Wyclef's Going to the Ivies

Wyclef’s Going to the Ivies

by Jamilah King on October 5 2010, 10:17AM

Brown University announced the singer has accepted one of its prestigious visiting fellowships.

Topics: Haiti

Wyclef Just Won't Face The Music

Wyclef Just Won’t Face The Music

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 26 2010, 4:14PM

Now he’s made a protest song to appeal to the masses.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

Wyclef Says His Troubled Haiti Campaign Isn't Done Yet

Wyclef Says His Troubled Haiti Campaign Isn’t Done Yet

by Jamilah King on August 20 2010, 10:09AM

Shady money dealings, and Haitian residency, become the candidate’s biggest roadblocks.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

Letter Urges French to Repay Haiti's

Letter Urges French to Repay Haiti’s “Independence Debt”

by Jamilah King on August 16 2010, 10:46AM

Activists claim France “extorted” the money, now estimated to be worth $22 billion.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

Wyclef Can't Serenade Critics

Wyclef Can’t Serenade Critics

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 9 2010, 6:53PM

The stars have already weighed in on the singer’s run for office. Now we want your thoughts.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

Dispatch from Haiti: Wondering About Wyclef

Dispatch from Haiti: Wondering About Wyclef

by Ruxandra Guidi on August 6 2010, 2:05PM

The young voters “Clef” hopes to lead aren’t yet sure they can follow him—or any other politician.

Topics: Dispatches, Global Affairs, Haiti

IMF Cancels Haiti's $268 Million Debt

IMF Cancels Haiti’s $268 Million Debt

by Jamilah King on July 23 2010, 10:41AM

The move may allow the country to start the arduous process of long-term structural readjustment.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

Haiti Gets Shortchanged on Aid

Haiti Gets Shortchanged on Aid

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2010, 2:52PM

Since a U.N. donors conference in March, when countries pledged over $5.3 billion to help Haiti, only $534 million has been delivered.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti

U.S. Extends Deadline for Haitians to Get Protected Status

U.S. Extends Deadline for Haitians to Get Protected Status

by Julianne Hing on July 14 2010, 6:05PM

The filing period, initially set to end next week, is pushed back to January 2011.

Topics: Haiti, Immigration

In Haiti, a Miami Transplant Seeks New Horizons

In Haiti, a Miami Transplant Seeks New Horizons

by Michelle Chen on July 13 2010, 1:33PM

Shooby Leroy Jean-Pierre finds despair and opportunity in earthquake-stricken Leogane.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti, Immigration

The Women of Haiti Still in Rubble

The Women of Haiti Still in Rubble

by Michelle Chen on July 12 2010, 9:37AM

Today marks one half year since an earthquake flattened Port-au-Prince. The women of Haiti are still lost in the wreckage. The human rights of women in post-quake Haiti have been a barometer of injustice in the international response to the…

Topics: Haiti, On Gender

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