Haiti

Education

Here's a Haitian school struggling to absorb desperate migrants

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Thousands of Haitians who lived and worked in the Dominican Republic have fled across the border under threat of deportation or violence. Many are taking shelter in makeshift camps. At one school near the border, teachers are struggling to teach the children of these uprooted migrants along with the rest of their student population.

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Aftershock hits Haiti

A powerful aftershock hit Haiti this morning eight days after a massive earthquake turned much of the nation's capital city to rubble. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from the BBC's Nick Davis, who's in Port au Prince.

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US aircraft carrier brings troops and aid

American operations in Haiti are being directed from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, off the coast of Haiti. The BBC's Steve Kingstone gets a first-hand look at the Navy ship that's become, among other things, a floating hospital

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Treating the wounded in Haiti

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Sheri Fink about the efforts to provide medical care for the thousands of injured still in need of surgical treatment a week after the earthquake.

Global Politics

US Navy hospital ship helping Haitians

The US is sending another 4,000 Navy sailors and Marines to Haiti for earthquake relief. The Pentagon reported on Wednesday that the Navy hospital ship Comfort, had received its first Haitian patients. WAMU reporter Sabri Ben-Achour sent this report.

Global Politics

Aid frustration in Haiti

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Adam Mynott in Port au Prince, about the obstacles and frustrations surrounding efforts to get more aid to earthquake survivors in Haiti.

Arts, Culture & Media

Haiti's vodou religion

The earthquake in Haiti was recently blamed on a ?pact with the devil'. Anthropologists say the claim has a long history, going back to centuries-old misrepresentations of Haitian vodou. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

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Survivors still await more aid

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Nick Davis, about conditions in Cite Soleil, a slum on the outskirts of Haiti's capital Port au Prince. Many earthquake survivors there still don't have the food or medical attention they need.