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Asylum seekers continue search for support in Brazil – Deutsche Welle


Asylum seekers continue search for support in Brazil
Deutsche Welle
Adding to those numbers are thousands of immigrants from Haiti, Senegal, Angola, Liberia, Bolivia, Pakistan and Bangladesh. "Brazil has to prepare for an increasing crush of immigrants," said Andres Ramirez, who represents the UN's refugee agency in ...

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“Starting from Paumanok,” an Evening with Acclaimed Author Edwidge Danticat … – LIU Blackbirds


“Starting from Paumanok,” an Evening with Acclaimed Author Edwidge Danticat ...
LIU Blackbirds
Born in Haiti, Danticat was raised by her aunt under the dictatorial Duvalier regime after her parents fled to the United States when she was four. She reunited with them and her brothers in America when she was 12 ... Among other books, she is the ...

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After the Quake, Millennial Haitian-Americans Are Open for Business – ColorLines magazine


After the Quake, Millennial Haitian-Americans Are Open for Business
ColorLines magazine
For hyphenated Americans, it's not uncommon to feel a tug between the United States and the land of their parents' birth and heritage. For Haitian-Americans, the 2010 earthquake and the foreign NGO army that followed took that tug and magnified it ...
Poverty, Homelessness, and Gender Violence Remains High Four Years After ...Uprising

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Helping in Haiti – Lincoln Journal Star


Helping in Haiti
Lincoln Journal Star
Every couple of months, retired Lincoln dentist Al Beck takes a trip to Haiti, but it's not for a vacation. He is working with Haitian native Jacque Auguste to make health care available to the 95 percent of Haitians who don't have access to primary ...

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Haiti reconstruction still haphazard – NEWS.com.au

Haiti reconstruction still haphazardNEWS.com.auNow, as Haiti this month marked the fourth anniversary of the tragedy that left more than 300,000 dead and 1.5 million homeless, this haphazardly built community, born out of the disaster, is in the midst ...

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