A friend once asked me what makes Haiti so different from other Caribbean countries. I paused to think about what answer I would give. My response was “the struggle.”
Despite the hardships, there is one piece of good news coming from Haiti: people's determination to restart their businesses and get working again.
Hurricane Tomas created the perfect conditions for cholera, a deadly waterborne disease, to thrive.
Oxfam worries that all the rain Hurricane Tomas dumped across the country could make the fight against waterborne disease more challenging.
A small irrigation project high in the hills of Colera holds the promise of a better future for local farmers.
From bits of cardboard and colorful scraps, Jeanot Dossus is building a nest egg to put himself through school.
Sophia Lafontant had to wait five long months after the devastating earthquake before she was able to return to Haiti and check--in person--on the well-being of her family there. Listen to her tell the story.
After five months of living in crowded camps, residents of Port-au-Prince now face a new threat.
For kids in Haiti's camps, painting helps "to recover, to restart our lives."