Haitians who were detained hold up their immigration status documents to prove they have work permits, in Haina, Dominican Republic, March 16, 2024.

‘We have different cultures, but we share the same island’: Dominican Republic priest says his country should do more to help Haiti

Conflict & Justice

The Dominican Republic has decided to impose tighter border restrictions to keep people from Haiti out of the country. The World’s host, Carolyn Beeler, speaks with Osvaldo Concepción, a Jesuit priest who works closely with Haitians who have crossed into the Dominican Republic, about the situation.

Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry attends a public lecture at the United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya, March 1, 2024.

US pledges support for security leading to Haiti elections as prime minister resigns

Haiti's annual PapJazz Festival brings together local and international audiences for rich and diverse musical experiences.

‘It’s an act of resistance’: Haiti’s jazz festival opens in Port-au-Prince despite security challenges

Arts, Culture & Media
Nathalie Vilgrain, sixth from left, is the head of Marijàn, a feminist organization in Port-Au-Prince that is sheltering about 150 women who have been displaced by sexual violence.

In Haiti, sexual violence is devastating women and girls

Sexual violence
A photo showing the back side of a group of people walking in the heat on a desolate road

‘It’s really hard here’: Migrants heading north from Latin America face barriers at the US-Mexico border

Supporters of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse protest to demand justice in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Haitians face a ‘very dire climate’ one year after Moïse’s assassination, journalist says


A year since the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, Haiti has descended into further violence, and efforts to hold people accountable have proven to be fruitless. Widlore Merancourt, editor with news outlet AyiboPost in Port-au-Prince, discussed with The World’s host Marco Werman what the anniversary means for Haitians.

Ginette Derelus is a cook at Manjay Restaurant at The Citadel near Little Haiti, Miami. Duolingo partnered with Haitian restaurants to promote the new language course. Derelus, a Haitian Bahamian, says she and her Haitian husband teach their three childre

A love letter to Haitian Creole: ‘Kreyòl pale, Kreyòl konprann’

On Course

Language learning app Duolingo will offer a new Haitian Creole course for English speakers. It’s an opportunity to explore how Haitian Creole can sound and feel: sweet and romantic — but also rebellious.

A broadcast studio at Radio Haiti

Radio Haiti finds a new home with a trilingual archive at Duke University


Radio Haiti was shut down shortly after journalist Jean Dominique’s assassination in 2000. Now, a trove of audio material has found new life with an archival collection at Duke University available in French, Haitian Creole and English.

Rodney Montreuil grew up in Cap-Haitien, Haiti and has lived in Phoenix for the last two decades.

This Haitian schoolteacher helps new arrivals from Haiti resettle in Arizona


Thousands of Haitians have been removed from the US since President Joe Biden took office, largely under Title 42, the pandemic-era protocol enacted by the Trump administration two years ago. In his off hours, Rodney Montreuil is devoted to helping those who get to stay. 

Residents stand amid their homes damaged by a gasoline truck that overturned and exploded in Cap-Haitien, Haiti

‘Haitians deserve a chance to determine their own future,’ former US envoy says


Ambassador Daniel Foote — former US special envoy for Haiti — told The World’s host Carol Hills that the US, though moving in the right direction now, hasn’t been doing right by Haiti.