Most Commented Stories Tagged: Haiti

Global Politics

Haiti marks earthquake anniversary

Today marks the 1st anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. A million people still live in tents and makeshift shelters all over the capital Port-au-Prince. As The World's Jeb Sharp reports, Haitians are still grappling with the enormity of what happened.

Arts, Culture & Media

Invisible Grace

A few months ago, it was impossible to move around Port-au-Prince unaware of the thousands of families still homeless after the January 2010 earthquake. Tent camps – with their tattered blue and gray tarps and make-shift structures of plywood and rusting metalware – were set up in the streets, on median strips, and in the main parks of Petion-Ville and Port-au-Prince. Men, women and children bathed in buckets in the street.

Global Scan

Is this the space vehicle that will be NASA's alternative to Russia's 'taxi service' to orbit?

As US-Russia relations deteriorate, NASA is picking up the pace on finding a way to get to the International Space Station without relying on Russian rockets. Three private companies could get the nod from NASA this week. Meanwhile, ISIS is emerging as a more dangerous global threat, with evidence that it is researching weapons of mass destruction and possibly targeting the pope. We have those stories and more in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

At the heart of Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, there's a bustling street market. That's where you'll find Antoine, a man dubbed the market's "walking jukebox." We hear a selection of his music in an audio postcard sent by reporter Ruxandra Guidi.