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Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Jim Luce

A bright new face has been added to the crowded Web, drawing a large readership and uploading more than 900 stories in its first twelve weeks. Still ...

Haitian-American Professionals Returning to Haiti to Help Post-Quake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haitian-Americans are becoming increasingly vital to the reconstruction of Haiti. I accompanied several back to their native land last week to work w...

Committed: An Update on Humane Society International's Help for Haiti

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wayne Pacelle

The catastrophic human toll of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti--an estimated 230,000 dead, 300,000 injured, and one million homeless--was the harshest...

How to Write about Haiti

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

I'm an earthquake survivor who's seen the big-time reporters come and go. They're doing such a stellar job and I want to help out, so I've written this handy guide for when they come back on the one-year anniversary of the January quake.

At the house of Architecture for Humanity outside Port-au-Prince

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

The destruction of Port-au-Prince is massive but inconsistent. Blocks with no visible damage stand next to areas that have been leveled; intact houses are flanked by sprawling heaps of rubble.

Turbulence on the trip to Port-au-Prince

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

I'm flying from Seattle down to Port-au-Prince on a red-eye via Chicago and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. About an hour from O'Hare over the prairie, the ...

Haiti's Newest "Hot Spot"

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Paolo Chilosi, who runs Multilink, a leading internet provider in Haiti, boldly stated that the internet is as vital as food and water for Haiti less...

The Desperate State Of Haitian Health Care

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Jon LaPook

During my recent trip to Haiti, I stood by with my heart in my throat as I watched a nurse take away oxygen from a premature baby in order to give it to a mother in labor whose unborn child had a faltering heartbeat.

Haiti Dismisses Kidnapping Charges Against U.S. Missionaries

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A Haitian judge said Monday he has dismissed kidnapping and criminal association charges against 10 American missionarie...

In Haiti, Sexual Assault Adds To Miseries Amidst Survivor Encampments

nytimes.com | DEBORAH SONTAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Since the earthquake, international relief groups have expressed concerns about violence against women, especially in the camps under their watch. Poo...

Airplane Interview with the American Ambassador to Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Returning from a recent post-disaster trip to Haiti, I was pleasantly surprised to bump into the American Ambassador, the Hon....

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 ...

Relief for the Spirit: A Lay Mental Health Worker Project in Post-Earthquake Haiti

Leah James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Leah James

We are in Haiti training "Ajan Sante Mantal," lay mental health workers. But first, we need help to pay our Ajan's stipends and their transportation and, ideally, to hire and train more.

Whirlwind Visit to Haiti Finds Chaos and Normalcy Side by Side

Philip Wegner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Wegner

My first impression is that Haiti seems, on the surface at least, similar to West Africa. There is such vibrancy here and resilience among the people -- but, just under the surface, there must also be a lot of pain and loss.

Build Back Better with Microfinance

Reeta Roy | Posted 10.01.2012 | World
Reeta Roy

As the Haitian government and international donors work to put into place their post-earthquake recovery plans, creating economic hubs outside of ...

Haiti's Prison Break, Result Of The Earthquake Or Inside Job

Rowan Moore Gerety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rowan Moore Gerety

In the aftermath of the earthquake, Haiti's largest prison was victim to what South Africa's Eyewitness News called, "the largest jailbreak in his...

Double Victims: The Earthquake Through Haitian Women's Eyes

Mark Schuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Schuller

Haitian women were already marginalized before the earthquake. In the words of Edele, a feminist activist, "women are double victims. I mean, the justice system doesn't work for anyone."

Haiti's Squalor, Haiti's Hope

Heather Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

Words can hardly do justice to the conditions for the Haitians of Port- au-Prince. Yet, my visit to the SOS Children's Village in Santo filled me with awe and pride because of the wonderful things I saw happening in and around the village.

Aid Trickles Slowly to Communities Outside of Port-Au-Prince

Janice Boughton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Janice Boughton

The nature of my trip to Haiti was quite different from all of those many people who have spent time there in the last couple of months as part of i...

Haiti: From The Ground Up

Patrick Duplat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Duplat

From removing rubble to providing shelter, protecting women from sexual violence to providing employment, rebuilding Haiti requires a wide range of actors who must learn to work with each other.

Haiti Faces a New Threat With Hurricane Season

Coco McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Coco McCabe

What misery might Mother Nature have in store now? It's bad enough that for nearly five months residents have woken from sleep only to stumble back into the same nightmare: the camps.

Haiti Rubble Essential For Reconstruction In Port-au-Prince

AP | MIKE MELIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The rubble from Haiti's shattered capital is rising in heaps at the port, dumped for sorting and recycling by a fleet of...

Is Port au Prince Functional?

Rowan Moore Gerety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rowan Moore Gerety

My mother wrote me after watching a piece on the News Hour. "This report makes Port au Prince looks as if it's actually a functioning city -- do you get that impression?" Functional, perhaps not. Functioning, without a doubt.

Voices From Haiti: "Stop Feeding on Haiti's Suffering"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

One of two Pediatric tents we visited There is a sign in a damaged Petionville, Haiti bar that reads: "There are no truths, there are only stories....

Live Report: 200 Haitian Earthquake Survivors Interviewed for Ten Chinese Scholarships

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

We are 18 debris-strewn miles West of Port-au-Prince. I am leading an international NGO team in Haiti as part of the recovery and reconstruction here...