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.
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.
By Molly Finnegan
American readers may be familiar with the work of Haiti ex-pat Edwidge Danticat, but who are the voices we miss? And what is the role of literature and poetry in the life of the average Haitian citizen?…
Jeffrey Brown looks at the battle against a cholera epidemic in Haiti, one year after a devastating earthquake upset an already fragile infrastructure.
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…
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.
Cabinet ministers from Hezbollah resigned from Lebanon's governing coalition and Haiti marked one year since a powerful earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince.
Music is the tenor of Haitian cultural life, carved out of the oppression of slavery and the desire to live freely, writes Haitian-American poet and scholar Patrick Sylvain. It represents a cultural ethos based upon human reality.
By Talea Miller
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…
This week, Haitian-American poet and scholar Patrick Sylvain will be writing for Art Beat about his home country and its art, its history and future, and how its artists are surviving in the earthquake's aftermath.
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