· September, 2008

Stories about Haiti from September, 2008

Young Egyptian Women Do Not Want to Work!

  17 September 2008

While some women are still struggling to prove themselves in the workplace, the young generation of Egyptian men and women seems to be taking different route. Marwa Rakha brings us the story of how young Egyptians told a television show that they did not want their wives to work.

Haiti: Humanitarian Disaster

  11 September 2008

In the aftermath of three storms’ barrage on the island, Haitianalysis.com interviews Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of a group that provides free medical care in Haiti, who says: “I can honestly say that I have never seen anything as painful as what I just witnessed.”

Haiti: Cabaret Hit Hard

  10 September 2008

The Livesay Haiti Weblog reports that in one of the areas hardest-hit by Hurricane Ike, “they are literally pulling dead babies and children out of muddy river beds and stacking the bodies in trucks. People have lost their children, their mothers, their brothers and friends. All because of some rain....

Caribbean: Ike Strikes

  9 September 2008

The 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season is not letting up. Beleaguered Caribbean islands like Cuba and Haiti barely had time to recover from the ravages of Hurricanes Gustav and Hanna when Mother Nature struck once again, this time in the form of Ike. Tensions were high with bloggers Caribbean-wide.

Haiti: The Road Ahead

  8 September 2008

jmc strategies says that “Michèle Pierre-Louis is now officially the Honorable Prime Minister of Haiti…just in time for the opening of the chapter on what may turn out to be the biggest challenge facing Haiti this decade: how to rebuild after the devastations wrought by Hurricanes Fay, Gustav, Hanna, and...

Haiti: Political Propaganda

  4 September 2008

The Haitian Blogger refers to an article that ran in a mainstream Egyptian newspaper to make the point that “the human rights of Haitians are violated daily by the international community.”

Haiti: Hurricane Hanna

  2 September 2008

Blog de Port-au-Prince reports that Hurricane Hanna is hitting the area of Gonaives hard, while Pwoje Espwa posts photos.