Ginette Sainfort survived underneath a mountain of concrete for six days after Haiti's 2010 earthquake.
For every bit of progress, there is plenty that has not been done to prevent a repeat of the cataclysmic disaster that claimed more than 300,000 lives.
The new Hospital of the State University of Haiti has been dogged by construction cost overruns, missed deadlines and concerns that Haiti won’t be able to afford operating a facility that would replace the current general hospital.
Haitians reflect on why billions of dollars poured into the country after the earthquake have not materialized into a better future for Haiti.
Donors claimed they would fix Fabienne Jean’s body. They broke her heart instead.
The international community bears a large share of responsibility for the dimmed promise of Haitian recovery.
Foreclosures have been a serious problem in Puerto Rico, escalating since Hurricane Maria caused vast damage and saddled people with extensive repair costs.
Now, at the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic quake, Bill Clinton for the first time opened up about the setbacks in Haiti.
In the years since the earthquake, social media has played a bigger and bigger role as an information-sharing tool for Haitians and the Diaspora.
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. As the anniversary approaches, the Miami Herald will look at questions around aid and rebuilding over the past decade.
Ten years after Haiti’s Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake, Haiti’s Catholic Church still has not rebuilt its most iconic structure.
Despite Haiti’s historic reliance on foreign assistance, the government itself has rarely been the beneficiary of this aid and this may have sealed the damaged palace’s fate.
Exploring race and gender in Cuba is as complex as its political and economic situation. A growing population of Afro-Cubans and artist-activists are demanding a change to their narratives.
This project explores the long-term emotional and psychological impact that prolonged parental separation due to migration can have on Caribbean children and young adults.
In September, Hurricane Irma leveled the island of Barbuda and all 1,800 residents were evacuated. Now, redevelopment and the end of collective land ownership threaten to keep them off their land.
ICIJ's global investigation that reveals the offshore activities of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies.
Sosua, a northern beach town in the Dominican Republic, was founded by Holocaust refugees. How did it become one of the Caribbean's biggest sex-tourism destinations?
The Obama administration’s decision to end the "wet foot, dry foot" policy has created a migration and humanitarian crisis in Central and South America and a new era in Cuban migration.
A plan to build sewage treatment plants all over Haiti after the 2010 earthquake has stalled, despite millions of dollars in international funding.
Cancer is a terrifying word to anyone, but for women living in developing countries, it can be truly devastating. In Haiti, women must overcome immense challenges to seek diagnosis and care.
About two decades too late, the Internet is cautiously breaking Cuba's spell of isolation. What impacts on culture and identity does the island's defiant re-connection to the outside world bring?
The sea level rise clock ticks loudly for those who call the Guna Yala islands of Panama home. Will a pending migration to the mainland serve as a model of progressive climate change adaptation?
While many in Cuba mourn the passing of Fidel Castro, others are more than ready for change.
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
Grantee Dan McCarey explains the importance of data visualization for practitioners in biostatistics and other quantitative fields.
Tracey Eaton discusses his project, "Cuban Youth: A New Dawn?" Eaton, the former Havana bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, interviewed 20-somethings about their hopes and dreams for the future.
Gaiutra Bahadur presents an overlooked chapter in the Cold War's annals, one story of U.S. interventions and the racial strife and dictatorships they fostered across the globe.
Journalists Jonathan M. Katz and Allison Shelley take a deep look at the Clintons' projects and prospects in Haiti.
Kwame Dawes explores what church and faith communities are doing in regards to HIV/AIDS in Jamaica.
The FT's Robin Wigglesworth reported on the impact of economic crisis on the Caribbean with videographers Veronica Kan-Dapaah and Steve Ager and freelance photographer Andrea de Silva.
The Pulitzer Center continues its summer collaboration with Free Spirit Media in Chicago, providing grantee journalists to serve as mentors during student documentary filmmaking workshops.
Interview with director Micah Fink about the making of "The Abominable Crime", a film about Jamaica's violent homophobia and the brave people who stand up to it.
Des Moines Register reporter Tony Leys and photojournalist Mary Chind talk about their project in Haiti.
Photographer David Rochkind and reporter Jens Erik Gould introduce themselves and their project "The Forgotten: HIV and the Garifuna of Honduras."
"We are poor but what's underground could make us rich." Haitians debate the mixed blessings of new gold wealth discovered in the country's north.
Many believe that cancer is a rich nations' disease, but Pulitzer Center grantee Joanne Silberner discusses what she's learned reporting from Haiti, Uganda and India.
The Best Documentary Feature award is the latest in a series for the Pulitzer Center-funded documentary, "The Abominable Crime."
The Out at the Movies Int’l LGBT Film Festival in Winston-Salem will screen “The Abominable Crime," a film produced by the Pulitzer Center about homophobia in Jamaica.
Four Pulitzer Center grantees, 15 students, and wide range of documentary film topics mark eighth year of partnership with Free Spirit Media.
Grantees Jamie McGee and Larry McCormack win national and state AP awards for their reporting on economic development in Haiti.
Pulitzer Center Student Fellows are chosen as three regional winners and one finalist for the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards.
This week: lung cancer patients travel to Cuba for a promising vaccine, South Africa is challenges the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS, climate change in Greenland is causing drought for farmers.
DC Public Schools students gathered for a reception with photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve on October 3, 2016 to celebrate the photos they contributed to the Pulitzer Center-supported photography contest for students who studied abroad in summer 2016.
For the first time in six years, the UN has acknowledged responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Recognition latest in awards for documentary examining homophobia in Jamaica.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Students examine the anatomy of offshore activities revealed in the Paradise Papers to evaluate their impact on various actors and consider what steps should be taken as a result of the...
Students learn about health problems associated with solid fuel cooking, alternative cooking methods that would reduce the incidence of these problems, and the difficulties of implementing changes.
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.
In this lesson, students use the Pulitzer Center website to research a specific country before giving an oral presentation.
Students read about the impacts of coral bleaching on ocean ecosystems.
Students explore the impacts of the century-long relationship between Alcoa, an American corporation, and Suriname. They then debate the terms of Alcoa's exit from the country.
This lesson will explain and demonstrate the conflict between the Republic of Haiti and Dominican Republic, the two countries that coexist in the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean.
The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
The following lesson plans were designed by Liz Morrison, coordinator of Social Studies for the Parkway School District in St. Louis, as part of the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative.
Discuss the potential ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on labor rights.
In this lesson, students will learn about AIDS in Florida, and participate in an activity understand the role of health education and its impact on the AIDS epidemic in the United States.