• People inspect the rising water level of a river due to the rains caused by Hurricane Matthew passing through Port-au-Prince, Haiti, October 4, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins - RTSQRRK
    October 4, 2016  

    Hurricane Matthew is one of the fiercest Caribbean storms in years. On Monday night, it roared across the tip of Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas. It’s projected to storm through Cuba on Tuesday night and hit Florida by the end of the week. For more, Judy Woodruff speaks with Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2010  

    A 7.0 earthquake tore through the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti on Tuesday. The quake, which struck just 14 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince, is the largest recorded in the area. An earthquake expert from the U.S. Geological Survey and a worker for an aid group in Haiti who felt the quake offer their insight. Continue reading