A magnificent meditation on loss and political exile as a great Haitian writer returns home
One of Haiti's biggest shantytowns, a vast expanse of grim cinderblock homes on a mountainside in the nation's capital, is getting a psychedelic makeover that aims to be part art and part homage.
Survivors of epidemic, which has killed 8,000 people, condemn ‘immoral’ decision to claim immunity
Life's mirrored art for centuries, but now it seems to have moved on to video-games. Two former MIT students have invented cameras that can bounce and roll, allowing front-line servicemen to throw them around corners - a technique they claim could save lives.
The wreck of a 19th-century pirate ship believed to contain a hoard of treasure may finally have been found off Tonga, according to officials on the South Pacific island.
Photographer and artist Leah Gordon explores the practice in Haiti of grading skin colour from black to white, referred to as Caste, in a series of new photographs.
He's the Hollywood star turned activist who's riled people throughout his career. And now the British are in his sights
It's 20 minutes' drive from a 20,000-strong Native American reservation, which is now suing brewers and the town's off-licences
The Iron Market - Marche en Fer - in Port-au-Prince has been iconic symbol of Haitian community aspiration for over 120 years.
A US report says death toll from last year's disaster was exaggerated
On Sunday I took a photo of my dinner and I posted it on the internet. Yeah, I know. An improvised salad featuring some roast duck, chicory, oranges and lentils (right), it left me feeling sufficiently proud to want to show it off to any online passers-by.
Report likely to raise tensions in earthquake-ravaged nation
Protesters demanding that Haiti's outgoing President René Préval leave office immediately set up burning barricades yesterday and threw stones at police and UN peacekeepers.
Former dictator speaks out with claim he wants to rebuild country
The Government of Haiti has agreed to issue its exiled former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide with a diplomatic passport, paving the way for a return which promises to further cloud the country's muddy political waters. Lawyers for Mr Aristide, who has been living in South Africa since he was ousted in a 2004 coup, were assured yesterday that Haiti's cabinet would issue the document, should he choose to submit the necessary paperwork.
The soap opera battle to elect Haiti's next president has taken another unlikely twist after the ruling Unity party withdrew backing for its candidate Jude Célestin, one of three contenders who had been due to contest a final run-off election in the coming weeks.