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Freezing Your Eggs at Fortysomething

Francesca Maxime | Posted 11.06.2016 | Women
Francesca Maxime

I want women to know to just freeze their eggs if they want to. And for younger women, take a minute when you're in your 20's or 30's and just freeze them if you think having kids later in life is important to you. Because life happens - and sometimes things you think will line up, don't.

State Department Cautiously Criticizes Dominican Deportations

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 08.17.2015 | World

The State Department on Friday gently scolded the Dominican Republic for its resumption of deportations, urging the country's government to avoid depo...

It's Time For A Global Movement To Stop Anti-Black Racism In The Dominican Republic

Opal Tometi | Posted 07.07.2016 | Black Voices
Opal Tometi

Resolution 168/13 has enshrined and bolstered a social and political climate that puts black people in the Dominican Republic in grave danger.

Roque Planas

Haitian Migrants Face Expulsion From Dominican Republic After Last Week's Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 06.23.2015 | World

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Francis’s father left the family a few hours after he was born. At age 6, Francis was moved by his mother from ...

Haitians In Dominican Republic Fear Deportation As Deadline Looms

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2015 | World

Hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent faced the risk of deportation from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday as ...

Hell Island

Tricia McCallum | Posted 05.17.2016 | World
Tricia McCallum

A boat packed with Haitian refugees was driven ashore one storm-tossed night this past winter on one of the Bahamian out islands.

Do Sanctions Work?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.04.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Economic sanctions have long been used as a foreign policy tool, sometimes perceived as the tool of choice for nations where diplomacy has failed to yield desired results. Yet as widely used as they are, they generally fail to achieve their objectives.

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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."

Stateless People Number Up To 15 Million People Worldwide (AUDIO)

WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
WorldFocus.org

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 indicates t...

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 ...

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 -- m...

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 outb...