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  1. HAITI: Martelly Still Unable to Appoint New PM

    Monday, August 22, 2011

    Almost three months since he was sworn in as the country’s president, Michel J. Martelly has already attempted to appoint two prime ministers to guide his government. Bernard Gousse, a minister of justice under the Gérard Latortue dictatorship (2004-2006) and businessman Daniel Rouzier, were both rejected by Haitian lawmakers.

  2. Haitians Return to Africa, Bringing Solar Energy

    Tuesday, August 02, 2011

    Jean Ronel Noël, a young Haitian engineer, stood in a centuries-old fort on a small island just off Dakar and looked out at the Atlantic through a portal that once led enslaved Africans to the ships of the Middle Passage.

  3. Haiti's Reconstruction Still an Uphill Battle

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011

    As Haiti struggles to recover from the deadly January 2010 earthquake that killed over 200,000 people and forced nearly 1.5 million into camps, international funding is failing to keep pace with the generous pledges made last year, and in- fighting in Haiti's new government is hindering the disbursement of aid.

  4. Colombia Asks Caribbean to Look South

    Tuesday, July 05, 2011

    The 15-member Caribbean Community's annual summit, which concluded here Monday, reflected here broader trends of south- south cooperation and integration, both within and beyond the region itself.

  5. HAITI: Behind the Closed Doors of Port-au-Prince 'Reconstruction'

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011

    Almost 17 months after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince and three other cities, reconstruction of the capital’s downtown appears stalled, and over 800,000 people still live in tents — some 30,000 of them right across from the collapsed National Palace.

  6. BRAZIL: Haiti Is Here

    Thursday, June 09, 2011

    In the powerful verses of the song 'Haiti', Brazilian musicians Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil described similarities between two countries at different ends of the development spectrum in Latin America, summed up by the words 'Haiti is here'.

  7. MEDIA: Uniting in the Face Of 'Unnatural' Disasters

    Monday, May 09, 2011

    'In my opinion, there is no such thing as a natural disaster,' says Sylvia Richardson, a volunteer broadcaster, mother of two, assistant librarian, and the new vice president of the North American region of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC).

  8. OP-ED-HAITI: Just When You Think It Can't Get Any Worse

    Thursday, May 05, 2011

    We may soon look back on this period in Haiti with greater appreciation.

  9. /CORRECTED REPEAT*/DEVELOPMENT: IBSA Fund Packs Small But Sustainable Punches

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011

    Despite only three million dollars a year coming into the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Fund for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation, it aims to pack punches above its weight with small but sustainable projects.

  10. Martelly-Clinton Seal Deal for Next Wave of Disaster Capitalism in Haiti

    Thursday, April 21, 2011

    Miles from his island nation’s earthquake-ravaged capital city Port-au-Prince, Haitian president elect Michel Martelly exchanged warm handshakes and heartfelt promises with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Washington Wednesday, just prior to the formal announcement of the pop star’s victory in the highly-contested Mar. 20 election.

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