Haiti

Of poverty and sacrifice in Haiti

Aug 27, 2013
Edwidge Danticat's new novel, "Claire of the Sea Light," describes the economic difficulties of life in Haiti, even before the 2010 earthquake.
Posted In: Haiti, slavery

Sandy's damage extends south, to Haiti

Nov 6, 2012
Before Sandy hit New York, New Jersey, and the United States, it made its way through the Caribbean. Haiti received some of the worst damage -- More than 10,000 Haitian houses were destroyed.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters, Haiti, food costs

The 411 on mobile giving

Jan 12, 2012
A just-released study says texting donations for crises like the Haiti earthquake could become the new norm.
Posted In: Charity, Haiti

Haiti marks earthquake’s second anniversary

Jan 12, 2012
Though billions of dollars of aid was promised after the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti two years ago, much reconstruction work remains to be done.
Posted In: Haiti, Haiti After the Earthquake, Charity

MIDDAY UPDATE: Illinois raises income tax, California's budget, and Haiti -- One year later

Jan 12, 2011
Illinois state legislators raised the state income tax from 3 percent to 5 percent, a 66 percent hike. In plain terms, if you owed the Illinois...
Posted In: budget, california, Haiti, Illinois, income tax, mid-day update