“Michele Voltaire Marcelin”:http://www.lidous.net/, an artist, poet, spoken word performer and teacher, was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Since the earthquake struck that country last month, she has been struggling to make sense of the destruction.
Kathie Klarreich, a freelance writer who also worked as a fixer/producer for the NewsHour in Haiti, sent us the story of one child’s rescue from the earthquake rubble, her transfer to the United States for medical treatment, and her family’s eager anticipation of her return. Continue reading
Michele Voltaire Marcelin, an artist, poet, spoken word performer and teacher, was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Since the earthquake struck that country last month, she has been struggling to make sense of the destruction. Continue reading
After returning from Port-au-Prince, senior correspondent Ray Suarez dropped by The Rundown to describe what it was like covering Haiti’s earthquake recovery efforts, saying the terribleness of the situation was difficult to capture in words or pictures. “There were people … Continue reading
The American missionaries detained in Haiti last week for trying to take 33 children to neighboring Dominican Republic have been charged with abduction and criminal association, according to prosecutors. After announcing the charges, Haitian Deputy Prosecutor Jean Ferge Joseph told … Continue reading
As part of the NewsHour’s recent reporting trip to Haiti, the country’s Minister of Tourism Patrick Delatour, who also heads the reconstruction commission, spoke with Ray Suarez about the government’s reaction to the quake and the outpouring of international aid. Continue reading
Haiti’s heavy spring rains are getting closer, but as Ray Suarez reports, millions of earthquake survivors are still living in Port-au-Prince under rigged up tarps and bedsheets. Continue reading