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Haiti: Free the Word

PEN American Center | Posted 10.04.2014 | Arts
PEN American Center

PEN Haiti celebrated its 3rd Libérez la Parole festival of literature from July 18 to July 27 in the cities of Gonaives, Petit-Goave, and Thomassin, Haiti.

Life in a Dominican Batey

John J. Powers | Posted 07.25.2012 | Impact
John J. Powers

It is important to understand the batey, a village of Haitian sugar cane cutters living in deep and unrelenting poverty in the Dominican Republic. It is a contrast as stark and vast as any on earth.

Haiti: Trauma And Resilience A Year After The Earthquake

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The continuing magnitude of distress in Haiti should not fail to respect Haitians' fortitude. The destructive conditions which have weighed upon the vast majority of the Haitian people continue.

Carly Schwartz

Haiti's Most Important Resource | Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Marie Georges is a 45-year-old Haitian mother of six. Until the earthquake devastated her country one year ago, she ran a small business out of her ho...

"Redemption Song": My Post-Emmy Playlist For George Clooney

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Moments before he accepted the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award from his lovely friend and former hospital co-worker Julianna Margulies, George Clooney proved once and for all what a truly great humanitarian he is.

Where's Haiti's Bailout?

Isabel Macdonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Isabel Macdonald

Six months after the earthquake, the plan for a "New Future for Haiti" (a "Haitian-led" effort being funded under World Bank oversight, through a commission whose members include only seven Haitians) seems remote indeed.

After Haiti Earthquake, Should The U.S. Allow More Haitians To Immigrate?

Washington Post | Amy Goldstein and Peter Whoriskey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From morning until night, Dieula Celestin's cellphone rings in Miami's Little Haiti. It is her younger brother, Roger Paul, calling from Port-au-Princ...

Spring Valley, 1/3 Haitian, Helps With Earthquake Relief

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. — At a money-transfer booth tucked into a dusty TV repair shop, Haitians carrying thin envelopes of $5 and $10 bills clamore...

Bloomberg State Of The City Speech: Mayor Promises Efficiency, Will Grant Protected Status To Haitians

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered nothing splashy in a reserved "state of the city" speech Wednesday, saying his third term wo...

Haiti Quake: A Cry for Help

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

Women and children are the most vulnerable in the wake of the catastrophe, and almost half of the population in Haiti is comprised of children.

Dispatch from Port-au-Prince

Margaret Aguirre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Margaret Aguirre

Once the immediate emergency is over, another will begin -- rebuilding and getting Haiti's health care infrastructure back on track so they can care for themselves again.

Let's Help Haiti!

Adolf Alzuphar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Adolf Alzuphar

I am, like most of the diaspora, a student who sought a better life because Haiti was in ruins. But I always looked back to ask: what was to become of my country?

Genius: a Talk With Edwidge Danticat

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

"When [my first novel] was just published, people walked up to me and told me that someone who worked at their house is Haitian," Danticat said. "Now there are a number of people telling me that their doctor is Haitian."

Boat Carrying Haitian Migrants Capsizes, 113 saved, 85 missing

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos — Rescuers searched by sea and air Tuesday for nearly 70 Haitians after an overloaded sailboat ran aground and ...

Stateless People Number Up To 15 Million People Worldwide (AUDIO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Imagine you have no birth certificate, no passport and no legal rights. You're trapped in the country where you were born, but no document indica...

Bill Clinton, Haiti Envoy, Makes First Pitch For Troubled Nation

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Haiti's newest envoy made his first pitch on behalf of the impoverished Carribbean nation Monday, outlining an ambitious list of priorities he plans t...

Haitian Remittances Decreasing With Economic Struggle (AUDIO SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post Contributors | Emily Feldman and Damiano Beltram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Emily Feldman and Damiano Beltrami Gertha Brice shielded herself from the rain beneath a narrow awning in East Flatbush. Sunday services had just ...

Haitian Boat Capsizing Kills 9; 16 Rescued

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIAMI — Searchers racing to find more survivors from an overloaded boat that sank off Florida expanded their target area farther north over the ...

Dirt Poor Haitians Eat Mud Cookies To Survive

WorldFocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The small island nation of Haiti relies heavily on food imports, but with prices soaring, some Haitians are resorting to eating mud. The cookies --...

Haiti: Aristide, Ex-Rebel Barred From Senate Elections

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's electoral council has barred members of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's popular political party from r...

Green Edge 8 - Saving Lives on Farms in Latin America - Cultivar

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Tepper Marlin

The safety of U.S. food depends starts with the farms where our food is grown. Last month, congressional hearings on America's largest salmonella out...