Stories about Haiti from March, 2010
Art to help Haiti: Jamaican Annie Paul has the low-down.
Jamaal Bell writes for The Huffington Post on how social media is helping Haitians share their stories post-earthquake.
Haiti Innovation blogs about World Water Day 2010.
Repeating Islands links to a Business Week report that confirms the Inter-American Development Bank “has agreed to forgive $479 million in debts owed by quake-ravaged Haiti”.
“Exploitation of child domestics is a global problem, not a Haitian ‘slavery’ issue”: The Haitian Blogger republishes a piece by Ezilidanto that exposes the real “slavery” in Haiti.
Haitian blogger Espas Aysien writes a post [Fr] focusing on the difficulty for Haitians to mourn the death of hundreds of thousands relatives in Port-au-Prince and neighboring cities.
Haitian Alterpresse republishes a letter [Creole] from Haitian social organisations which openly criticise the Donor's Conference which took place in the Dominican Republic on March 17th. According to them, it will not lead to a long-term development project nor include the population in the reconstruction scheme. Here is the French...
The government of the Dominican Republic announced that it will construct a university in neighboring Haiti for 10,000 students, writes Duarte 101 [es].
Today marks two months since the January 12 earthquake devastated Haiti - and even in the midst of other natural disasters, bloggers still seem to be struggling to come to grips with what this tragedy actually means for the people of a nation that is often referred to as "the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere."
Repeating Islands looks at permaculture as a possible environmental solution for Haiti following the January 12 earthquake.
This year, International Women's Day celebrates it 100th anniversary. In Puerto Rico, and in many countries in the region, the day will be dedicated to honor the resilience of Haitian women and the lives of three feminist Haitian activists who died during the January earthquake in Port-au-Prince.
Emmanuel Midi blogs about “formation, animation, discovery” for children in Haiti's disadvantaged Cité Soleil and Bas Delmas communities after the January 12 earthquake.
Repeating Islands is pleased that “Carel Pedre, a Haitian radio host who used Twitter to inform the world about the earthquake which ravaged his country” was among users honoured at the annual Shorty Awards.
“What is clear is the changing climatic conditions affecting the world, the Caribbean included”: On the heels of two major earthquakes in the region, Barbados Underground wonders “what can we do to mitigate the damage to property and threat to life and limb” as another hurricane season approaches.