Regions / Haiti
The president's "open hand" to Democrats is full of poison pills.
Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.
For 60,000 Haitian immigrants, this holiday season is filled with fear and uncertainty.
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.