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Haiti Turns Quake Debris into New Homes

 Above: Haitian workers recycling earthquake rubble (Photo: UNDP) By the Caribbean Journal staff A large portion of the total rubble from Haiti’s earthquake is being recycled into materials for building new homes as part of a pilot project by the …

Canada to Help Resettle 5,000 Families in Haiti’s Port-au-Prince

 Above: a girl walks across a former basketball court, now a camp for displaced persons in Haiti, earlier this year (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Canada has committed to resettling 5,000 families from the …

Finding Strength in Haiti’s Darkest Day

 Above: A man walks past rubble in downtown Port-au-Prince after the January 2010 earthquake (UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By Ilio DurandisCJ Contributor Now comes time for remembrance. What history will surely describe as the darkest day in Haitian history, in terms …