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

Global Politics

Lakay se lakay … home is home

“Si Aristide te la….” “If Aristide were here….” So started the chants in countless demonstrations on the streets of Port-au-Prince over the last seven years, since then-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was flown into exile in Africa on a US military plane.

Global Politics

Resorting to prostitution in Haiti

The World's Amy Bracken speaks with a number of women in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, who say that in the aftermath of the earthquake, they've been forced to resort to a job they never imagined doing � prostitution.


Haiti rubble art

Artists in the Haitian coastal town of Jacmel, hard hit by the earthquake, are creating rubble art to sell to foreigners for much-needed income and to remind people of the tragedy. The World's Amy Bracken reports.

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.