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Politics

Haiti struggles to rebuild infrastructure

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $2.8 billion in emergency funds to help post-earthquake reconstruction in Haiti. There was a heavy toll on the infrastructure such as the nation's postal service. Now mailmen are back. Amy Bracken reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Kreyol rap in Haiti

Haiti is the birthplace of many musical genres: troubadou, Vodun racine, high-energy rara, and so on. Many Haitians would argue that rap does not belong on this list. Then rap kreyol hit the scene. As Amy Bracken reports, the music's very much alive.

Conflict & Justice

Boukman Eksperyans

The Haitian roots rock band Boukman Eksperyans has been around for 30 years. They've lived through dictatorships, uprisings, and coups and the earthquake. Reporter Amy Bracken caught up with the band's leaders at home on the edge of Port-au-Prince.

Politics

Haiti waits for election results

Haiti is awaiting preliminary results of its presidential runoff. They've been postponed until next week. It has been a long electoral season, marked by complaints of fraud and irregularities. The World's Amy Bracken reports from Port-au-Prince.