January 11, 2011
Alexis Madrigal:

The Knight Foundation released a report today detailing how technology was employed in the aftermath of last year’s earthquake in Haiti. The infographic above summarizes some of the key areas, but there’s a full report available, too.

Read the full article here.

Alexis Madrigal:

The Knight Foundation released a report today detailing how technology was employed in the aftermath of last year’s earthquake in Haiti. The infographic above summarizes some of the key areas, but there’s a full report available, too.

Read the full article here.

4:15pm
  
Filed under: technology haiti 
December 9, 2010

How easy was it to commit fraud in Haiti’s election?

The man on the far left in the blue shirt, wearing the backpack, is Rony Gachelin, a Haitian-American who served as translator for our photographer Julie Dermansky. This footage shows him approaching the table, taking a ballot, and bringing it to the voting booth—despite the fact that he is not registered to vote in Haiti. 

8:56am
  
Filed under: international haiti 
September 27, 2010

On days when he is especially depressed, Noel Paul stands behind the worn chain-link fence at the airport to watch the planes come in.

"I know when the flight from New York arrives, and I just stare at the people coming from New York," he says. "There are times that I have such nostalgia for New York, so that’s what I do sometimes."

Paul, 29, would be living in New York himself now, instead of under a battered white tarp in a Hatian schoolyard, were it not for two things — he is homosexual, and he’s HIV positive.

(Source: The Atlantic)

8:56am
  
Filed under: international haiti 
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