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American public policy surrounding Haiti still contributes to ongoing misery there today—including conditions that have erupted in protests in recent weeks. Read more

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Jordi Ruiz Cirera

When she started her three-month journey to the United States, Nounoune Jules had the assured gait of someone who knew where she was headed. Read more


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“I wanted young blacks to see their own history on the big screen. Today, it’s still a big problem, telling black stories in cinema.” Read more



Jordi Ruiz Cirera

For decades, U.S. policy has toyed with the lives of Haitian immigrants. The end of Temporary Protected Status is just the latest development. Read more

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In the wake of Trump’s comments, politicians and media figures rushed to defend Haitian and African immigrants, asserting how hardworking they are. But this just allows Trump and similar anti-immigration rhetoric to dictate the terms of the argument. Read more

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Earlier this month, police and other armed men destroyed many makeshift homes in a village on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, displacing 200 families. Read more


Behind the Manipulation of Haiti's Election Latortue appears determined to keep Aristide from coming to power, even by proxy. Read more