Monthly Archives: February 2011

Haiti’s “No Hands” Movement

Although international attention to the cholera outbreak in Haiti has dwindled, the effects in-country have not. The death toll is in the 4000 range and climbing.  When I arrived three months ago, radio commercials regularly reminded listeners to wash their … Continue reading

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Wyclef, Sean Penn, Duvalier, Aristide… Oh, and the Elections

Right now, everything is getting more coverage in Haiti than the actual elections. My favorite headline: Sean Penn and Wyclef Jean make Peace. As of today, this is one of the more prominent headlines. In other news there’s updates on … Continue reading

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Haiti Gets A Case of the Mondays

Haiti has been overshadowed as of late by Egypt, not without some cause. Egypt is in the middle of a nationwide people-led movement that has already had visible effects on the longstanding government and even U.S. foreign policy. Haiti, on … Continue reading

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