Haiti

Global Scan

Iran and US agree, but on what exactly we're not sure

The news over the weekend was of an agreement between leaders of six world powers and Iran over that country's nuclear program — but what the agreement really says isn't really, well, agreed. Still, there was no shortage of strong feelings about the deal. Plus, a Canadian town has developed a system for dealing with polar bear visits to town. That and more, in today's Global Scan.

Development & Education

A novice humanitarian aid worker confronts mayhem in the field

Imagine you're 27 years old, and assigned to one of your first humanitarian aid missions. You land in Darfur and find yourself in charge of a camp of some 24,000 desperate Sudanese, many fleeing violence and literally knocking down the doors of your home base. That's just the opener in Jessica Alexander's new memoir: Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid.

Arts, Culture & Media

Haiti's orphans

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tom DiFilipo, head of the Joint Council on International Children's Services, about the plight of thousands of children left orphaned by the earthquake in Haiti.

Global Politics

Haitian student in New York

Since the earthquake in Haiti, thousands of Haitians have arrived in the US. One grassroots organization in Brooklyn helps such students finds places at schools. The World's Alex Gallafent has this story in our series ?Learning in two languages'.

Conflict & Justice

Haiti's political crisis continues

Haiti's election commission has invited candidates to appeal the outcome of the country's presidential election. It's an attempt to restore calm after unrest and allegations that the vote was rigged. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Robert Fatton.

Arts, Culture & Media

Haiti's orphans

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tom DiFilipo, head of the Joint Council on International Children's Services, about the plight of thousands of children left orphaned by the earthquake in Haiti.