Regions / Haiti
Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti, but women are at the forefront of the recovery.
This isn't the first time the U.S. has stood by the Dominican Republic even as its government has violated the human rights of Haitians.
Several countries afflicted by the Zika virus are asking women to delay getting pregnant. Yet local laws — and U.S. foreign aid rules — make it impossible for many to get a safe abortions.
After December's elections, Haiti could have yet another U.S.-backed president with a weak democratic mandate.
If someone had poisoned New York's water supply and killed 9,000 people, it would have been the most litigated public health disaster of all time. But when it happened in Haiti? Nothing.
Even women who live in countries where abortion is legal often face obstacles to obtaining safe abortions — thanks, in part, to the United States.
Haiti plays host to over 10,000 NGOs, whose foreign workers make up an affluent class of their own.
Five years after the devastating earthquake, has Haiti fallen into de facto dictatorship?
Haiti’s late dictator leaves behind a 1-million-strong Diaspora unlikely to ever return home.
As Haiti faces yet another political crisis, it’s time to recognize the role the international community has played in creating it.