Haiti, a Caribbean country, is joining the African Union
The African Union is about to admit its first non-African member.
The US wants to feed malnourished Haitian kids. Why is that a problem?
Who could quibble with the US giving malnourished Haitian schoolchildren a shipment of US peanuts? There's history here, and a reason for suspicion.
Carnival float accident kills at least 18 in Haiti
And 60 people were injured.
Five years after the earthquake, Haiti remains on unsteady ground
Foreign aid donors are making progress — and mistakes — but many Haitians say the country's leadership is failing to deliver.
In denying Haiti cholera deaths, UN risks violating its core purpose
Evidence shows that troops from Nepal were infected with cholera when they arrived in Haiti in 2010.
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier dies
Duvalier, 63, died of a heart attack on Saturday, according to his lawyer.
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
This graphic shows the costliest climate events in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean
In total, the top 10 disasters have caused $388.23 billion in economic losses.
Thousands of protesters in Haiti call for President Michel Martelly to step down
Opposition chiefs marched at the front of the demonstration down several streets of the capital before police dispersed the crowd using teargas.
Archaeologists may have just found the wreck of Christopher Columbus' ship the Santa Maria
This could be the biggest discovery since, well, 1492.
What's the better party? Mardi Gras or Carnival?
Hundreds of thousands of revelers cast inhibitions aside for the biggest parties on Earth.
Four years after the Haiti earthquake, what have billions in US aid bought?
The United States spent $2.8 billion to help Haiti rebuild, but the results have been a disaster of a different kind.
In post-earthquake Haiti, a forgotten island is left to recover on its own
Thousands sought refuge on the island of La Gonave four years ago. But little help ever arrived, something permanent residents know all too well.
New hospital encourages doctors to stay as Haiti continues to rebuild
Medical residencies at the Partners in Health hospital in Mirebalais are preparing the next generation of Haitian medical professionals.
In Haiti, all eyes on US to reform 'unjustifiable' food aid program
US Congress is on the verge of rejecting a money-saving proposal that would deliver US food aid to more people and boost foreign farmers in the process.
The hungriest places on Earth
The average American will eat 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. In other countries, most people will eat less than half that in a single day, and many will eat much, much less.
20 Haitian migrants confirmed dead after sailboat capsizes in Bahamas
20 Haitian migrants are confirmed dead after their sailboat, carrying 150 people, capsized in the Bahamas.
As mega-typhoon Haiyan makes landfall, disaster-ready Filipinos know exactly how to respond
GlobalPost exclusive: Earthquakes, typhoons and volcanic eruptions inspire the best in Filipinos, reports a Manila-based journalist.
Court ruling discriminates against Dominicans of Haitian descent
Commentary: A call for outrage from the global human rights community against racial discrimination in the Dominican Republic.
Improving nature’s 'living infrastructure' can limit the impact of big storms
Commentary: The increasing threat of catastrophic storms coincides with an era of global austerity. But investment in coastal ecosystems will reduce risks.
Haiti victims file cholera lawsuit against UN
Victims of a Haiti cholera epidemic Wednesday filed a lawsuit demanding compensation from the United Nations over an outbreak that killed more than 8,300 people.
Thank goodness it's Goat Week!
For obvious reasons.
12 other big things that happened on 9/11
Most of them aren't good.
Mexico city rocked by moderate quake
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 shook Mexico on Friday.
United Nations deemed responsible for Haiti cholera outbreak
A study released last week by Yale University traces Haiti's strain of cholera back to a strain brought by Nepalese peacekeepers.
What we're protesting today
Anti-gay protesters in Haiti, Filipinos burning an effigy of President Aquino and Bulgarians really have staying power.
Haitians brave risky jungle treks for Brazilian dream
Thousands of Haitians have sought refuge in South America since Haiti's 2010 earthquake, and they keep coming in droves. Brazil could use the extra laborers.
Louis XIV, keeper of France’s infamous prisons, would have understood Guantanamo
Commentary: It is a modern symbol of arbitrary power that ignores due process and the rule of law.
What to read: think globally (VIDEO)
Wondering which books to read this summer? Watch these international writers talk about their favorite books from abroad.
G20’s secret shame: ignoring tropical diseases among world’s profoundly poor
Commentary: Mass administration of low-cost drugs around the globe could make a huge impact.
Haiti's displaced people speak out
Protesters call for the preservation of their right to housing in response to increased tent camp evictions.