Haiti’s Whodunnit Raises Serious Historical Questions

July 12, 2021

Not since the former slave Toussaint L’Ouverture successfully revolted against the island’s colonial masters has Haiti’s politics inspired anyone’s admiration. Toussaint’s quixotic adventure predictably ended badly for himself and perhaps even worse for his nation, whose political...

The Bigger Problem within Oxfam’s Sex Scandal

February 21, 2018

Who is monitoring the charities that the public perceives as moral leaders? Oxfam, one of the UK’s largest and best known charities, is currently entangled in a scandal following revelations that senior staff members engaged in sexual misconduct during the 2010 Haiti earthquake recovery effort...

Raising Voices Against Trump

January 23, 2018

Donald Trump’s first anniversary in office has been marked by numerous problems, from a government shutdown to accusations of racism. During a meeting on immigration at the Oval Office on January 11, President Donald Trump degraded poor countries in Africa, along with Haiti and El Salvador,...

After Hurricane, Haitian Women Ready to Lead

November 02, 2016

Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti, but women are at the forefront of the recovery. The devastation in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew is extreme. According to the most recent estimates, the hurricane left more than 1,000 people dead and 2.1 million affected. Around 90% of some areas of...