Amy Bracken

Amy Bracken

Amy Bracken is a Boston-based independent reporter and radio producer. She mostly covers migration and all things Haitian but has also reported on religion and human rights, and she likes exploring the history behind current events. She is a graduate of Columbia School of Journalism and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Recent Stories

Sports

New Mountain Bike Race Planned For Haiti

Registration has opened for an elite international mountain bike race planned for January 2013. It will cover about 80 miles and involve some 10,000 feet of climbing, on rocky terrain. But what's most remarkable about this race is its location: Haiti.

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 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.

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