The Latest from Haiti


Haiti tries to go from rescue to recovery to relief.

And if you’re looking for people to follow via Twitter, Jay Newton-Small, the writer of the above piece is a great place to start. Plus, you get little snippets of back-story that don’t make the published pieces.

World leaders defend the relief efforts amid reports of slow responses.

No one will ever know an actual death toll because no one is counting the bodies.

Total donations for earthquake relief have exceeded $150 million, which is more than was donated after Hurricane Katrina.

The Paris Club of international creditors called for nations to cancel Haiti’s debt.

Andy Bowen’s sister is a missionary in Haiti and he’s been posting updates regularly about stories which aren’t making the news for the most part.

Felix Salmon makes the case that, if you’re donating money, you shouldn’t restrict the donation to Haiti relief.

Brian Spears's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is the Poetry Editor for The Rumpus, and teaches poetry at Drake University. More from this author →