Ten years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, the country is still struggling to recover and remains vulnerable to natural disasters.
The voices of young victims in Haiti can now be heard for the first time thanks to a groundbreaking new research project.
The economy of the Bahamas depends on Haitian labor. But some Bahamians see no place for migrant workers in their country's long, slow recovery from Hurricane Dorian.
Haiti is embroiled in turmoil once again as people flock to the streets to protest rampant corruption in their government. But what are the roots of the problem?
Jean-Jacques Dessalines, who freed Haiti from French colonial rule in 1804, is revered as a spirit in the Haitian religion. Now he's become an icon of the uprising against President Jovanel Moïse.
Development assistance has its problems. Nevertheless, it's crucial for reducing extreme poverty. And it fosters important international relations that benefit all Canadians.
Haiti has been paralyzed by general strikes and crippling fuel shortages for much of September. Its government is barely functioning. Here's the history behind the crisis.
Meet the unsung aid workers who put their lives on the line during war and natural disaster to make sure the dead are treated with respect – and that their grieving families get closure.
Voodoo is often seen as a practice involving magic. In Haiti, Voodoo is a religion born out of the struggle of slaves. And today, it is used as a form of healing and protection.
Despite many public health interventions in the region, Haiti remains vulnerable to stigmatisation against people infected with HIV, particularly sexual minorities.
Recognising the role of women in global child slavery is key to addressing it.
From New Orleans to Haiti to Mozambique, global inequality plays a major role in making disasters deadly.
Scholars such as Alfred Sauvy, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan and Frantz Fanon wrote in French, but their work greatly contributed to our understanding of democracy and social change in all contexts.
Canada's recent decision to temporarily stop deporting Haitians and Venezuelans reaffirms the nation's commitment to vulnerable people. However, Quebec's recent policies don't match with Canada's.
For many Haitians, blackouts do not just signal a political crisis; they also symbolize feelings of their loss of political power.
Haiti is extremely vulnerable to climate change. It is also very poor. International donors have stepped in to help the country fund climate mitigation, but is the money going where it's most needed?
In 1811 a former slave named Henry Christophe anointed himself 'First Monarch' of the 'New World.' For 10 years, he ruled over a part of modern-day Haiti, becoming a global media sensation.
A renamed Brooklyn street celebrates Jean-Jacques Dessalines, a Haitian slave turned president. For centuries his legacy was tarnished by allegations that Haiti's revolution led to 'white genocide.'
After weeks of protest in Haiti, sparked by a sudden rise in fuel prices, at least seven are dead and the prime minister is out. Foreign creditors pushed for the price hike as an austerity measure.
The UN promotes local ownership in peace building, which is difficult to achieve.