History is full of examples of nations paying out to compensate for slavery. But the money never went to those who suffered under the system, only those who profited.
A tale of vampirism would have been shocking to readers at the time if was published, not because of its monsters, but its politics.
After enduring decades of exploitation at the hands of the French, Haiti somehow ended up paying reparations – to the tune of nearly $30 billion in today's money.
How do two artists from different ends of the world get inspired by the pioneer of Afrobeats?
The survival resource of the world’s most vulnerable people – their social networks – may become compromised
The scandals that engulfed Save the Children UK and Oxfam in 2018 took a combination of tenacious journalism and social media activism to break open.
Canadian leaders have desperately tried to preserve the country's image of liberal humanitarianism at our border, but the reality is Canada's immigration history is built upon exclusion.
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.