iOS app Android app

Port Au Prince

Haiti's Political Crisis: 'Uncertainty Is The Only Thing We Know For Sure'

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.13.2016 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. In this edition, we speak with Robert Fatton Jr....

Haiti Postpones Presidential Election As Violence Erupts

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.23.2016 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti called off its presidential election on Friday, two days before it was due, over concerns of escalating violence spar...

At War with the Suffering of Children

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 06.25.2016 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I am here with four 17-year-old young men who have joined the Worldwide Orphans' Orphan Ranger corps. These boys are sweet and open to life. They are caring and loving to the Haitian kids in Kenscoff where Worldwide Orphans has been working since the earthquake.

INFOGRAPHIC: How the U.N. is Failing Haitian Cholera Victims

Ted Oswald | Posted 06.04.2016 | Impact
Ted Oswald

Haiti is a few months away from the five-year anniversary of the introduction of cholera because of the United Nations' systematic negligence in leaking contaminated human waste into Haitian waterways.

68 Hours in Haiti, Part 2: Downtown Port au Prince

Dan Duffy | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Dan Duffy

In Haiti, there is no personal space, and when someone looks at you, it's right in the eye, and they don't break contact. Our group of four, flanked by the ballsiest woman I know and a six-five Haitian policeman with a gun, was being stared at by literally hundreds of people every second.

UN Cholera Plan for Haiti Must Choose Justice Over Charity

Ted Oswald | Posted 04.28.2015 | Impact
Ted Oswald

Securing water and sanitation infrastructure for Haiti is ultimately about fulfilling obligations and respecting human rights, areas where the UN can, and should, be demonstrating leadership.

Adventures in Haiti. The Perfect Family Holiday in 2015

Scott Goodson | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel
Scott Goodson

There are many destinations one can think of to spend a holiday vacation; perhaps one of the more unconventional and quixotic destinations is Haiti.

Investing in Haiti's Homeless Youth

Suzanne Skees | Posted 10.18.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

One boy told me that drivers here despise homeless teens and constantly try to run them down. He said that male drivers would take off their belts and beat him. A girl I spoke with said she quickly learned to dress like a boy, to avoid being assaulted.

Rebuilding in Port-au-Prince After Four Years

Elizabeth Blake | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact
Elizabeth Blake

Amid the reconstruction, what you might not think about as you walk among thriving community gardens and visit new marketplaces is the very thing you're walking on: land.

Solutions For A Smarter Planet: Colleagues In Care (VIDEO)

Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology

Our story begins on the island of Haiti, an island devastated by a catastrophic earthquake in 2010. This horrific tragedy destroyed homes, lives, and ...

'Art Is Almost Everywhere In The City'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Parisian street artist C215 has been traveling again, this time to Port Au Prince in Haiti, where he drew many curious audiences during the week-long ...

The Joy of Haiti

Misha Lyuve | Posted 05.15.2013 | Impact
Misha Lyuve

It became clear -- money, supplies and good people are not enough. It all has to be applied thoughtfully and deliberately to transform communities in a way that they can start taking care of themselves.

Share the Gift of Story on World Read Aloud Day

Pam Allyn | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Reading aloud delivers a deep comfort for a child. In stories, they find a safe place to return to, and tools to navigate life. Books provide a risk-free environment to grapple with the world's big questions.

The Caribbean's Next Hot Spot?

Paul Clammer | Posted 04.03.2013 | Travel
Paul Clammer

Haiti, it's fair to say, completely blindsided me. On that first trip I travelled the breadth of the county, squeezed into rickety buses or perched on the back of motorbike taxis.

Each New Day in the New Haiti Brings New Opportunities to Create Happiness

Petra Nemcova | Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact
Petra Nemcova

For my part, I am sticking by Haiti today, and for the long run! Remember that the road to recovery is difficult and long. It continues after the breaking news stops and cameras depart.

LOOK: Haiti 3 Years Later: Where Has The Money Gone?

Posted 01.12.2013 | Impact

Three years on, much of the conversation surrounding the Haiti earthquake recovery has centered around charities squandering money, the gains U.S. con...

Haiti and the Danger of a Single Story

Dr Alvaro Bermejo | Posted 12.17.2012 | World
Dr Alvaro Bermejo

The best, most cost-effective model of integrated HIV care, training and research I've ever seen is Haitian.

Latrines with Walls: Preventing Cholera in Haiti

Jason Hayes | Posted 09.29.2012 | World
Jason Hayes

How exactly you tip the scales is an extremely complicated matter. In the fields and rice paddies when people need to use the bathroom, they just go. By the river, when people are thirsty in this heat that makes your breath draw like gel, they just have a drink.

Film on Haitian Art: In the Eye of the Spiral

Jim Luce | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

We believe that the art of this nation can be the catalyst to begin a positive and expanding spiral for the people of Haiti. I believe in Haiti. I deeply admire its people and have great respect for its artists and intellectuals.

Has Foreign Aid Hurt Haiti: An Interview with Mario Joseph

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 06.06.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

Mario Joseph is Haiti's most influential and respected human rights attorney. Since 1996, he has led the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) in Port-au-Prince, which uses prominent human rights cases and a victim-centered approach in the interest of the poor majority.

Shooting Haiti: The Rosena's Life Project

Jeroen Swolfs | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Jeroen Swolfs

A girl who broke both her legs and lost most of her left hand under the rubble is still fighting for her dream: to become a nurse.

Eleanor Goldberg

How Far Can Your $1 Go To Provide Jobs For Poor Through Microloans?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact

When Matt Jones tells an auditorium full of students that he's rich, they usually laugh. The 32-year-old doesn't quite give off the millionaire imp...

PHOTOS: Haiti: Two Years Later

Posted 01.11.2012 | World

Jan. 12, 2012 marks the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti and left 300,000 dead and some 1.5 million homeless in th...

Where Did Money Raised For Haiti Go?

The Chronicle Of Philanthropy | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact

International aid charities have spent about two-thirds of the money they raised after the deadly earthquake that rattled Haiti nearly two years ago....

Creating and Bleeding in Haiti's Grand Rue at the Ghetto Biennale

Carine Fabius | Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts
Carine Fabius

I happen to like Ghetto Biennale. The artwork -- made by the local artists from trash, junk and found objects in one of the poorest and challenging environments anywhere -- is being created and exhibited in the ghetto.