Haiti http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19977/all en DR to Haitians: get lost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/dr-haitians-get-lost Haitians have worn out their welcome in the Dominican Republic. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/dr-haitians-get-lost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earthquake Haiti Haiti Que pasa Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:22:32 +0000 Sarah Childress 5674363 at http://www.globalpost.com Haiti earthquake refugees flee to Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/120118/brazil-haiti-earthquake-refugees BRASILEIA — The sudden and unprecedented arrival of thousands of Haitians has triggered a nationwide debate on immigration.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/120118/brazil-haiti-earthquake-refugees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti immigration Brazil Politics Thu, 19 Jan 2012 11:31:31 +0000 Tom Phillips 5687978 at http://www.globalpost.com UN: 'Baby Doc' Duvalier must be tried for human rights abuses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/120131/un-baby-doc-duvalier-must-be-tried-human-rights-abuses <p> Haiti&rsquo;s government estimates that &ldquo;Baby Doc&rdquo; Duvalier embezzled more than $100 million through social programs before he was driven out of the country in 1986 after a brutal fifteen years in power.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/120131/un-baby-doc-duvalier-must-be-tried-human-rights-abuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti Americas Haiti Tue, 31 Jan 2012 19:34:21 +0000 Luke Browne 5689726 at http://www.globalpost.com Return to Haiti: A day in the life of a broken island http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/return-haiti-day-the-life-broken-island <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The country continues to stumble toward rebuilding after the earthquake, facing questions about aid money and embezzlement. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Charles M. Sennott </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PORT-AU-PRINCE &ndash; From the moment you land in Haiti, it is the resiliency of the place that strikes you.</p> <p>In the early morning light of the first day here, students in crisp uniforms marched like small armies to school, laborers sipped coffee in plastic cups from ubiquitous roadside stands known as &lsquo;chen jambe,&rsquo; (Creole slang that translates as &ldquo;dog crossings&quot;), and the city streets were jammed with the impatient traffic of a country struggling to get back on the road to recovery.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/return-haiti-day-the-life-broken-island" target="_blank">read more</a></p> camps Earthquake Haiti national palace refugees rubble tents Aid Haiti GroundTruth GlobalPost Blogs Fri, 02 Mar 2012 02:47:00 +0000 Charles M. Sennott 5694266 at http://www.globalpost.com Fault Line: Tracking rice in Haiti http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5700011 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Haitian farmers call on US to stop subsidizing its own </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jacob Kushner </div> </div> </div> <p>The 2012 Farm Bill could reverse a decades-long policy of agricultural subsidies that has undercut Haiti&rsquo;s local rice production.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/d4c0000bfcb8e-original_0.jpg?1334158173" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:04:12 06:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("d4c0000bfcb8e", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Haiti Special Reports Haiti Thu, 12 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Jacob Kushner 5700011 at http://www.globalpost.com Haiti arrests dozens of ex-soldiers over pro-army demos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120521/haiti-arrests-dozens-ex-soldiers-over-pro-army-demos Several thousand ex-soldiers staged demonstrations on Friday and Saturday calling on President Michel Martelly to honor his promise to revive the army, which was dismantled in 1995 after staging numerous coups and committing human rights abuses over the years.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120521/haiti-arrests-dozens-ex-soldiers-over-pro-army-demos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti Americas Military Mon, 21 May 2012 09:38:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5704952 at http://www.globalpost.com Search resumes for Haitian migrants after boat capsizes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120612/search-resumes-haitian-migrants-after-boat-capsizes Eleven bodies have been found, and 13 people are still missing, after a boat carrying Haitian migrants capsized on its way to the United States, said the Coast Guard, CNN reported. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/120612/search-resumes-haitian-migrants-after-boat-capsizes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti Americas Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:22:00 +0000 Mariya Karimjee 5707635 at http://www.globalpost.com Fault Line: Tent camp evictions on the rise in Haiti http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5725522 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Almost three years after the earthquake that ravaged their country, displaced Haitians are facing a new threat—eviction.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jon Bougher </div> </div> </div> <p>After the 2010 earthquake, 1.5 million Haitians were forced to live in makeshift tents. Almost three years later, these displaced Haitians are facing a new threat &ndash; eviction by alleged landowners and government officials.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/04d26715081cd-original.jpg?1352490609" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:11:12 11:13</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("04d26715081cd", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Haiti Special Reports Aid Haiti Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:13:28 +0000 Jon Bougher 5725522 at http://www.globalpost.com Tent camp evictions on the rise in Haiti (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/121109/tent-camp-evictions-the-rise-haiti-video <p>After the 2010 earthquake, 1.5 million Haitians were forced to live in makeshift tents. Almost three years later, these displaced Haitians are facing a new threat &ndash; eviction by alleged landowners and government officials.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/121109/tent-camp-evictions-the-rise-haiti-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti Aid Haiti Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:20:00 +0000 Jon Bougher 5725535 at http://www.globalpost.com Fault Line: Hospitals in Haiti tell different stories http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5729956 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mirebalais' new world-class facility contrasts sharply with Port-au-Prince's crumbling General Hospital.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jon Bougher </div> </div> </div> <p>While a new hospital has been built in Mirebalais, the <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/haiti">Haitian</a> government and its international partners are still struggling to begin reconstruction of the main hospital in Port-au-Prince almost three years after the earthquake.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1280" height="720" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/b48f0b90f4b26-original.jpg?1356109263" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:12:28 12:35</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("b48f0b90f4b26", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Haiti Special Reports Haiti Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:35:40 +0000 Jon Bougher 5729956 at http://www.globalpost.com Two hospitals in Haiti tell very different stories (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/121221/hospitals-haiti-mirebalais-partners-in-health-video <p>MIREBALAIS, Haiti &mdash;The largest post-earthquake health project has finished construction. Led by US NGO Partners in Health, the new hospital in Mirebalais aims to be a world-class hospital and improve healthcare in Haiti. But in Port-au-Prince, the Haitian government and its international partners are struggling to start the reconstruction of the general hospital, three years after the January 2010 earthquake.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/121221/hospitals-haiti-mirebalais-partners-in-health-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti Special Reports Haiti Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:15:13 +0000 Jean Pharés Jérôme 5729979 at http://www.globalpost.com Haiti: State Department issues new travel advisory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/121229/haiti-state-department-issues-new-travel-advisory US government has strengthened its travel warning for the Caribbean island nation.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/121229/haiti-state-department-issues-new-travel-advisory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti Haiti Sat, 29 Dec 2012 20:26:33 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5730611 at http://www.globalpost.com Three projects light up the darkness in post-quake Haiti http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/three-projects-light-the-darkness-post-quake-haiti <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A hospital, an orphanage and a new light source give hope to a country still ravaged by the earthquake three years ago. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Charles M. Sennott </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BOSTON &ndash; Three years on from the devastating earthquake that brought Haiti to its knees and the world to its aid, there is, by many accounts, light emerging from the darkness.</p> <p>It is a light that radiates, in part, from several sources right here in Boston, people who have dedicated extraordinary time, effort and money to help Haiti build a teaching hospital and a new orphanage. And you can literally be part of spreading the light through a campaign by a startup company known as MPOWERD.</p> <p>MPOWERD has developed solar-powered lanterns for Haiti that can end what this company calls &ldquo;energy poverty.&rdquo;</p> <p>But I will come back to the light that these three projects &mdash; the hospital, the orphanage and the lanterns &mdash; provide.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/three-projects-light-the-darkness-post-quake-haiti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti Haiti GroundTruth Sat, 12 Jan 2013 15:46:12 +0000 Charles M. Sennott 5733484 at http://www.globalpost.com New hospital encourages doctors to stay as Haiti continues to rebuild http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/140110/haiti-hospital-teaches-doctors-mirebalais-university <p>MIREBALAIS, Haiti &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">Funded by private donors and grants and using equipment donated from the Boston area,</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;the $25 million, 300-bed University Hospital of Mirebalais (HUM) already handles some 800 outpatient visits a day, offers chemotherapy to cancer patients, delivers 200 to 300 babies per month and operates a 24-hour emergency ward. Its mission: provide free, first-rate health care to Haitians who could otherwise not afford it.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/haiti/140110/haiti-hospital-teaches-doctors-mirebalais-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Haiti Need to Know Health Haiti United States Sun, 12 Jan 2014 14:38:00 +0000 Jacob Kushner 6040142 at http://www.globalpost.com