Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
When representatives from 136 countries attended the high-level International Donors' Conference in New York on March 31, it looked like good news for Haiti.
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "as soon as practicable" and "no later than one year from the date of this order."
Haiti never had a chance. It had been treated as a standing threat since its revolution in 1804.
Democracy, market forces, and religious apostasy aren't determining factors in the scores Chile and Haiti notched in this grim competition.
Two earthquakes have shaken the Latin American country. The political one might have greater long-term impact.
The emergency has brought to light problems that will have serious consequences for the neoliberal business model.
Development experts are about to give Haiti the same disastrous prescription for reform. But Haitians could still build a very different post-earthquake society.
It looked peaceful on the surface. But as Laura Carlsen reports, the Colombia elections were anything but.
Cuban-American poet Virgil Suarez talks about the literal and literary bridges between Cuba and America.
Two weeks before a major donors conference, the Haitian government has estimated that the country will need some 11.5 billion dollars over the next three years to recover from the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake.