The 18 tracks on "Pèlerinaj," or “pilgrimage” in Haitian Creole, are a mix of sacred Vodou chants and traditional Haitian rhythms with funk, jazz, rock and electronic music.
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?
This past summer, an iconic Haitian band called it quits. Carimi wasn't just another pop group, though. It was Haiti's original boy band.
Hurricane Matthew devastated cacao trees at the heart of Haiti's burgeoning cocoa export business.
She's sheltering hundreds of neighbors in her house, running a school and orphanage, and trying to get clean water to those in need.
In a country that's seen more than its share of human hardship over the years, a rare iguana is the focus of a rare conservation effort, run by an unlikely leader.
A Massachusetts politician has been outspoken about his opposition to the Dominican Republic's citizenship laws — and it's sparked a battle within his constituency.
Dimitry Elias Léger's debut novel unfolds in the aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake. The human, often comic tale is his attempt "to cover the full range of color and emotions that people who experience traumatic events need to tell their stories."
The UN says it has a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse. But when a 14-year-old Haitian boy was abused by Pakistani peacekeepers, the UN did little to bring his case to justice in Haitian courts.