Julio Volcy, a charismatic young minister with a sonorous voice, created Rendez-Vous in 2016.
On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by a massive earthquake. The disaster claimed 316,000 lives, left 1.5 million homeless and another 1.5 million injured.
Journalist Garry Pierre-Pierre returns to Haiti 10 years after his coverage of the 2010 earthquake.
Over the last 18 months, Haiti has been in the throes of a perpetual cycle of protests and unrest that has destabilized the country for weeks at a time.
After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was promised but never built.
Activists say Dominican immigrants are subject to police profiling and brutality, and are also being targeted for deportation.
Activists say police racially profile black communities, despite Puerto Rico’s image as a melting pot without racial problems.
Marcos A. Rivera Ortiz and his daughter Mariluz Rivera Gutiérrez, are two Puerto Rican attorneys on a mission to end racism and discrimination against Afro-Latinx people.
Revista étnica shines a spotlight on Afro-Latino culture on the island.
Indira Lakshmanan is an Executive editor at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a columnist for The Boston Globe. On September 13, 2019, she appeared on NPR's 1A Friday News Roundup.
The largely Afro-Caribbean community of Parcelas Suárez is starved of economic resources and faces another major challenge: drastic coastal erosion from strong Atlantic currents, made worse by sea-level rise and increasingly strong storms linked to climate change.
A Haitian teen, whose two-year battle with an advanced form of childhood cancer illustrated how the poor and powerless pay the price for the failure of Haiti’s leaders to invest in their medical system, has died. He was 19.
Unreliable access to electricity and ever-increasing prices for gas keep almost half of the Dominican Republic from escaping poverty. Some communities are turning to solar cooking as a solution.
The US and Cuba are poised at the alter, prenuptials in hand. But as headlines forecast the fruits of the union and tourists flood Havana, there are already signs of unease.
Economic development strategies that focus on job creation over direct aid gain traction in rural Haiti, offering insights on how to overcome longstanding challenges in addressing poverty.
Cuban communism is in flux. Citizens own businesses and property; some are even allowed to protest. Yet reminders of the regime are a constant presence.
The U.S. and Cuba are emerging from decades of Cold War hostility, raising expectations of sweeping change. Will Cuba’s restless 20-somethings stick around to see how their nation evolves?
Bill and Hillary Clinton have wielded extraordinary influence in Haiti for decades, and particularly since the 2010 earthquake.
Born out of an earthquake, can a new city of 300,000 people survive survive without a government? In Haiti, we follow an unprecedented experiment in land rights, urbanism and self-governance.
As teen pregnancy rates are slowly decreasing in the United States, rates in the Dominican Republic are double the world average, with 1 of 10 teen girls becoming pregnant in 2013.
On the island of Hispaniola, conflict over land is putting people’s future on unsteady ground.
The cholera epidemic that hit Haiti four years ago bears some startling resemblances to one that devastated Manhattan two centuries earlier.
Jamaica is proud of its religious tradition, but how has the Jamaican church responded to the complex challenges of HIV/AIDS in a changing society?
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
Grantee Sally Jacobs discusses Obama's trip to Cuba with reporters Christopher Muther and Doug Struck.
The Society of Professional Journalists honors nine 2015 Pulitzer Center student fellows at regional awards ceremonies throughout the country.
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Fragments of a Soviet-era Bulgaria linger in present-day Cuba.
Pulitzer Center interns Elana Dure and Seiler Smith look back over a year of Field Notes and compile some of their favorites.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
Cuban communism is in flux. Yet reminders of the regime remain.
Award-winning documentary becomes community engagement tool on LGBTI issues via screenings from New York to Jamaica, 24 film festivals, two national broadcasts and more.
Gaiutra Bahadur reflects on the making of "The Terror and the Time," a film that chronicles the events of 1953 in British Guiana with the election resulting in the suspension of the constitution.
What does the Clinton family's influence in Haiti mean for the present state of Haiti and the future foreign policy of another Clinton administration?
Pulitzer Center grantee up for nonfiction award for his book investigating how international aid powers reacted to Haiti in need.
In this lesson, students will participate in a class discussion using the articles by Antigone Barton focusing on the work of Dr. John May.
Students discuss the statement “Haiti is an island of hope and despair.” The students also discuss how the United States and/or its citizens have contributed to hope and despair in Haiti.
In this lesson, students will participate in a Socratic Seminar using the Palm Beach Post article to dialogue about the impact of AIDS in the Dominican Republic.
Students explore HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, using the Pulitzer Center’s interactive website Heroes of HIV: HIV in the Caribbean. Students will create a final product based on information they find.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students review video, photos, and writing to analyze how the authors investigate and justify solutions to economic challenges in Haiti using interviews and research.
In this lesson, students investigate educational resources using diverse media in order to understand how poetry can be used as a means of communication.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
Students investigate and discuss the impacts of recently restored relations between the United States and Cuba by analyzing reporting from journalist Tracey Eaton’s project “Cuban Youth: A New Dawn?”
In this lesson, students will investigate their daily cost of living and develop and understanding of the safety structures in their environments.