Alan Lomax made an impressive career out of recording folk music all over the world; But few people heard the recordings that Lomax made in Haiti in the 1930's. This month they'll be released to the public for the first time. Ruxandra Guidi has the story.
Pulitzer-Prize winning author Tracy Kidder wrote "Strength in What Remains," the true story of a man who survived the ethnic violence between Burundi and Rwanda and managed to find his way to the United States.
More than a quarter of the Haitian population lives outside Haiti. Now there are growing efforts to unify and strengthen that diaspora. Haitian leaders in the US are getting advice from another diaspora -- The American Jewish community.
A makeshift boat carrying 200 Haitians hoping to arrive in Miami capsized off the coast of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Lieutenant Commander Matt Morlag of the U.S. Coastguard joins The Takeaway with an update on the continuing search.
A dramatic rescue operation is underway in the Caribbean, where more than a hundred Haitian migrants have been rescued after their boat capsized. To get the very latest, The Takeaway talks to Matt Morlag of the U.S. Coast Guard.
The United States has resumed deporting Haitians back to their impoverished country after a brief pause last year. Amy Bracken reports on one effort to help the deportees, a program run mostly by former deportees themselves.
Today's Geo Quiz takes us to a fishing village in northern Haiti where the beach is owned by a major cruise line and the locals don't get to use it. The answer is Labadie. Reporter Ruxandra Guidi takes us there.
Hurricane Irma, rampaging across the Caribbean, has produced sustained winds at 183 miles per hour for more than 33 hours, making it the longest-lasting, top-intensity cyclone ever recorded, France's national weather service said Thursday.
When you walk around New Orleans, you can see the Haitian influence everywhere, from the creole cottages to the jambalaya. And thousands of New Orleanians trace their ancestry back to the island. This connection had one journalist asking, is the feeling mutual?
Some 59,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States will no longer receive protective status starting in 18 months, opening the door for their potential repatriation to their desperately poor home country.
After the 2010 earthquake devasted Haiti, there was an outpouring of international support. Eight years later, most of those who rushed in to help are long gone. But many of those who remain are people with ties to Haiti, and ome of them started businesses that are getting some traction.