Ecuador’s wheelchair revolution
South America isn’t known for being accessible for the disabled. If Ecuador’s vice president has his way, that’s about to change.
Three projects light up the darkness in post-quake Haiti
A hospital, an orphanage and a new light source give hope to a country still ravaged by the earthquake three years ago.
Haiti: State Department issues new travel advisory
US government has strengthened its travel warning for the Caribbean island nation.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
Two hospitals in Haiti tell very different stories (VIDEO)
Mirebalais' new world-class facility contrasts sharply with Port-au-Prince's crumbling General Hospital.
Tent camp evictions on the rise in Haiti (VIDEO)
Almost three years after the earthquake that ravaged their country, displaced Haitians are facing a new threat—eviction.
Haiti: Flooding claims at least 10 lives
Haiti's Cap Haitien was flooded after a night of heavy rainfall, as the country still struggles to recover from Hurricane Sandy.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to visit Haiti on two-day tour
Jim Yong Kim will meet with senior officials to discuss the World Bank's role in promoting the country's long-term development and reconstruction.
Sandy threatens Haiti with food crisis, cholera epidemic
Sandy's flooding and unsanitary conditions have caused severe crop damage in Haiti, and could lead to a rash of cholera cases.
PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy sweeps Caribbean, heads for US
Hurricane Sandy has been blamed in the deaths of at least 21 people in the Caribbean.
Hurricane Sandy gains force as it heads towards Jamaica, Cuba
Hurricane Sandy is the 10th hurricane this season, and forecasters say it could affect the Northeastern US next week.
USAID contractor Chemonics cited for numerous mistakes in Haiti
Despite a problematic track record, US continues to award multimillion dollar contracts to the DC firm.
Isaac: Evacuations ordered on Louisiana-Mississippi border
Tens of thousands evacuated as first fatality in the US from the storm is confirmed.
Haiti’s road to recovery
A vital but treacherous highway is being rebuilt, just the kind of long-term development Haitians have been hoping for.
New Haiti constitution gives citizens abroad more rights
Haiti has published a new constitution under which some two million Haitians living abroad will be granted the right to run for public office and own land.
The Multiplier Effect: Driving Haiti’s recovery by spending aid dollars locally
Just a small fraction of foreign aid has gone to Haitian businesses, but an NGO network is trying to change that.
Haitian farmers call on US to stop subsidizing its own
The 2012 Farm Bill could reverse a decades-long policy of agricultural subsidies that has undercut Haiti’s local rice production.
US food aid reformers seek place in Farm Bill debate
Congress seen as unlikely to make major changes to a system that critics say hurts recipients in the long run.
7 breakdowns in Haiti's rebuilding efforts
Haitians losing patience with camp life and poor governance as fundamental problems remain.
Haiti's unfinished Parliament
Four months and $2M US tax dollars later, Haiti’s new Parliament building sits unfinished
Legislators say they must now dip heavily into their public treasury to finish the job.
Three UN peacekeepers from Pakistan found guilty of sexual abuse in Haiti
The three police officers have been sent back to Pakistan, where they will be dishonorably discharged and serve a jail sentence for sexually abusing a 14-year-old Haitian boy
Haiti's president Michel Martelly shows passport to prove he is not a US citizen
Opposition politicians had accused Michel Martelly of being a US citizen ineligible to hold office
High up in Haiti's Petionville, another world
Looking over Port-au-Prince and still wondering: Where did the aid money go?
'We need to tell them the history of Haiti’
Americans often forget the brutality once served to the Haitian people, long before the generous outpouring of post-quake US support. A new book by Laurent Dubois tells the true story of the history between the two countries.
Efforts underway to educate young reporters in Haiti
Haiti's national press was as damaged as any other infrastructure by the earthquake. But some journalists on the ground have opened schools to train students in the ways of reporting.
Seeking an accurate death toll in Haiti
Visiting the burial grounds of tens of thousands of earthquake victims, we still don't know exactly how many people died.
Despite Haiti's messy bureaucracy, innovative building projects are underway. NGOs focus on architecture and infrastructure in the struggle to get a grand city back on its feet.
The ghosts of Haiti's Hotel Oloffson
Graham Greene's muse survived the earthquake and has stories to tell.
Return to Haiti: A day in the life of a broken island
The country continues to stumble toward rebuilding after the earthquake, facing questions about aid money and embezzlement.
Garry Conille, Haitian Prime Minister, quits amid political crisis
Prime Minister's sudden departure imperils key reforms in Haiti.