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

Hope for Haiti?

The horrific images coming out of Haiti aren't altogether unfamiliar. The impoverished country was nearly synonymous with tragedy for years. But last year optimism was beginning to blossom for some Haiti watchers. Amy Bracken has this reporter's notebook.

Global Politics

Haiti's diaspora looks for guidance

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.

Conflict & Justice

Little help for Haitian deportees

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.

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