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"People Need a Normal, Stable Life" (The Urgency of Housing in Haiti, Part V)

Carine Exantus is a 22-year-old university student majoring in social communications. She lost her home, aunt, and cousin in the earthquake of January 12. … Read More»

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The Right to Housing in Haiti (The Urgency of Housing Part III)

Colette Lespinasse is director of the Support Group for the Repatriated and Refugees (GARR, by its French acronym) in Port-au-Prince. … Read More»

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"For a Better Life for the Peasants": Food Sovereignty and Land Reform in Haiti (Part II)

Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen (Heads Together Small Producers of Haiti) is one of Haiti’s two national peasant farmer movements. … Read More»

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A Second Slave Rebellion in Haiti (Or: What's the Worth of a Haitian Child? Part III)

One of the many effects of poverty in Haiti is that desperate parents regularly give away their children in the hope that the new family will feed and educate the children better than they themselves … Read More»

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Slavery in Haiti, Again (Or: What's the Worth of a Haitian Child? Part II)

“I’m struggling to end slavery because I know how I suffered,” said Helia Lajeunesse, a former restavèk, child slave, who is now a children’s rights advocate. … Read More»

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Jean-Jean's Survival: What is the Worth of a Haitian Child (Part I)

Jean-Jean, six, is part of the pack of kids that races to meet me each time I arrive at one internally displaced people’s camp in Port-au-Prince. … Read More»

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Disaster Aid or Aid Disaster? : Haitian's Thoughts on Foreign Assistance

The international community (here referring to nations and international organizations) has pledged or given $9.9 billion in relief and reconstruction aid to Haiti, since the earthquake on January … Read More»

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“So That Everyone Can Eat, Produce It Here:” Food Sovereignty and Land Reform in Haiti

Doudou Pierre is on the coordinating committee of the National Haitian Network for Food Sovereignty and Food Security (RENHASSA). … Read More»

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What Would 'Another Haiti' Look Like? Haitian Views on Their Country's Future

A slogan of Haiti’s popular movement – a grouping of many organized sectors, from community-based journalists, to cooperative street vendors, to children’s rights advocates – is ‘Another Haiti Is … Read More»

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