After 25 years in exile, former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier landed at the Port-au-Prince airport, leading human rights groups to urge authorities to arrest the ousted leader. Continue reading
Gwen Ifill talks to NPR’s Jason Beaubien in Port-au-Prince about the possible implications of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s surprise return to the country. Continue reading
In Haiti, not only was reading certain books dangerous, but writers were commonly known to be the agitators of dissent, those who — with the spark of a word — might ignite an upheaval in the minds and hearts of the masses.
Jeffrey Brown traveled to Haiti to look at the struggle to rebuild and recover a year after a massive earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince and nearby area. Continue reading
Wednesday marks one year since a magnitude-7 earthquake devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010, killing more than 230,000 people and injuring many more. Rick Loomis, a Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer for the Los Angeles Times, arrived in Haiti one day after … Continue reading