by Jean McGianni Celestin onJanuary 12, 2013
Three years after a devastating 2010 earthquake, a renewable energy plan aims to help the nation.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 18, 2012
In today's link roundup: The Haitian charity has been shut down, but Jean is still defending it. Plus: Romney opens up seven-point lead over Obama.
by Demetria L. Lucas onJanuary 10, 2012
Two years after the quake, a writer talks to professionals whose lives are almost back to normal.
by Joel Dreyfuss onJanuary 10, 2012
Little progress and a lot of self-doubt remain in the first black republic after the earthquake.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 21, 2011
The panel will help develop the nation's economy.
by Joel Dreyfuss onSeptember 4, 2011
The South American country promises severe punishment if its countrymen are found guilty of sexual assault.
by Helena Andrews onJuly 15, 2011
Journalist Mac McClelland's essay about how violent sex cured her post-Haiti PTSD unleashed a torrent of criticism. Some say she doesn't have a right to the stories of Haitian rape victims.
May 18, 2011
Six days after Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson hand-delivered a request to President Obama, his administration allowed displaced Haitians more time to legally stay in the U.S. She tells The Root what it means for Haitian recovery.
January 20, 2011
The Haitian Amputee Mothers Alliance was founded last year to provide treatment for women who lost limbs in the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake. The nonprofit Village of Vision for Haiti Foundation founded the community of Lamardelle, where it provides women with support, treatment and artificial limbs. The photos are by Sandra Wong Geroux, a photographer who documented efforts to get the women, some of whom must continue to care for children, back to normal lives.
by Marjorie Valbrun onJanuary 18, 2011
Despite great catastrophes, Haitians rely on faith to nurture a sense of hope and optimism. The Haitian spirit may be dented, but it sure isn't broken.
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