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Camp Empowers Children of Haiti as Photojournalists (SLIDESHOW)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 08.20.2012 | Home
Karen Dalton-Beninato

As a writer I'm generally partial to words, but the kids' photos show much more than an article could. These are their images of working hard to see a better life, and fighting to the end.

Amazing Graces: Days Two and Three

James S. Gordon | Posted 04.30.2012 | Impact
James S. Gordon

By the second day there are actually 135 participants -- almost 180 of us altogether. The ones who didn't come to the opening are present and others from the waiting list have found a way.

Day One of Training

James S. Gordon | Posted 04.29.2012 | Impact
James S. Gordon

We are working in a school because no hotel in Jacmel can accommodate our crew -- 120 trainees plus 40 international faculty, interns, interpreters and staff.

Private Initiative Marshall Plan Launches for the New Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I have been working in Haiti since Christmas 1999. That New Year's Eve I hired my first staff -- my first local partner -- with a handshake at the Ol...

The Dichotomy of Haiti: Hell Meets, well, Heaven

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

There is a fundamental dichotomy in Haiti between Heaven and Hell. I chose to embrace its heaven while trying to eradicate its hell.

How you gonna keep 'em down on the farm?

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

By Peter Costantini ~ Seattle Farmers from different districts of Jacmel - Des agriculteurs venus de différentes communes de Jacmel - Photo: le No...

WORLD ART: Art That's as Hot as Haiti

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carine Fabius

Got to find joy wherever you can, and the beach is a good place to start. Next stop is the art. I've been tapped by the Haitian Cultural Foundation to curate a major traveling exhibition of Haitian art.

Zafen: New Interest-Free Microloan Initiative Launched for Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Haiti provides fertile ground for economic experiments. Its people are ready and willing, and when the right program hits, everyone will benefit. Zafe...

Film Shown at U.N. Donor Conference on Collapse of Haiti's Presidential Palace

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The film "Thirty-Five Long Seconds: Haiti's Deadly Earthquake" was screened recently as part of the recent Donor's Conference ...

Live Report: No Spiders to Bite Me in My Pre-Dawn Haitian Shower

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Up before sunset in post-disaster Haiti, showering in the outdoor latrine in the pitch dark, I trust there are no spiders, lizards, or snakes to bite ...

Haiti: Time for an NGO Police?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

"Any military commander will tell you that the first step to taking control of an area is to take over the airport." And so Dr. Tiffany Keenan, an ...

We Are The World, "Nou Se Mond La"

Nick Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nick Demas

The chorus of "We Are The World," of course, is instantly recognizable to anyone over 30, and now too by all Haitians, as it has been translated into the Creole "Nou Se Mond La."

Dr. Judy on the Trauma of Disasters - like Haitian Earthquake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

New York clinical psychologist and well-known TV and radio personality Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D. just returned from Haiti where she trained "comforters" -...

Haiti Earthquake: Greening of Hillsides Can Bolster Recovery

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Now with parts of Haiti in ruin and perhaps 200,000 people dead, the tree-planting and the soil sampling have halted. But the catastrophe makes it more critical than ever that Haiti be re-greened.

No Word Yet From Our Orphaned Children in Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

I cannot imagine, however, how bad Haiti is at this moment -- and we cannot reach our project there outside Jacmel. We have just gotten through to our American neighbor there.

In Sri Lanka: The Basics for Americans

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

As I travel through Sri Lanka, covering the nation as it seeks reconciliation among its diverse population after decades of conflict, I am receiving e-mails from my friends at home asking me to review the basics.

2,870 Mayors for Peace: Does Yours Belong?

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

It is possible to disarm all nuclear weaponry by 2020. It is do-able. For the sake of our orphans, for the sake of your own families' children, let us commit ourselves to believing this.