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23
May

From Crisis to Hope in Our America

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Boston. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2019 By Greg Beckett, author of There Is No More Haiti: Between Life …

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09
May

The High Cost of Living

by Greg Beckett, author of There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince On March 31, 2019, a small twin-engine outboard boat full of Haitian migrants capsized off the …

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12
Jan

La Perle des Antilles: A Haiti Reading List

Located on the western side of the Hispanola island, Haiti has been a nation plagued by both natural disasters, public health crises, and political unrest throughout modern history. While the current political …

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11
Jun

The World Cup Phenomenon

The 2010 World Cup began in South Africa today, with the first game, between South Africa and Mexico, ending in a tie. With the US-England game coming up tomorrow, Laurent Dubois, author …

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13
Jan

Earthquake in Haiti

Yesterday’s 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti devastated Port-au-Prince, and casualties are feared to be in the thousands. Partners in Health, the organization co-founded by Paul Farmer to bring medical care to the …

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