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Haiti In State Of 'Extreme Emergency'

AP | EVENS SANON and TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A drought is causing an extreme emergency in northeast Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official...

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 Warning Revised By State Department

AP | Posted 02.28.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The State Department has issued a revised Haiti travel advisory, warning Americans planning to travel to the Caribbean island natio...

World Bank President Says He Sees More Hope In Haiti Than Ever Before

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 11.08.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- It was a whirlwind tour for World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, who helicoptered from the grounds of the demolished National P...

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.

Sean Penn's Nonprofit Has Big Plans For Haiti's National Palace

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 10.22.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The nonprofit aid group founded by Hollywood star Sean Penn in the aftermath of Haiti's deadly 2010 earthquake will over...

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.

Haiti Frees 2 Jailed Americans

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two Americans locked up for almost two months in a Haitian prison for their alleged roles in a pro-army demonstration we...

Haitians Protest Slum Destruction

AP | EVENS SANON | Posted 08.25.2012 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — More than 1,000 Haitians marched through the Caribbean nation's capital Monday to protest a reported plan to destroy the...

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...

Philanthropist Shot, Robbed While Picking Up Money For Haiti Orphanage Project

AP | By JENNIFER KAY | Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS/JENNIFER KAY MIAMI -- A U.S. man who helped build a trauma center in Haiti after January 2010's devastating earthquake was tre...

Haiti Marks Second Anniversary Of Deadly Quake

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitians gathered in makeshift churches and even a United Nations supply base Thursday to mark the second anniversary of...

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 t...

Aid Group Believes It's Tracked First Haiti Cholera Case

AP | By TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A mentally ill man who bathed in and drank from a contaminated river most likely was the first person to be infected in the C...

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. ...