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How the Red Cross Failed Haiti

 Above: The Red Cross promised to build hundreds of new homes in Campeche but none have been built. Many residents still live in crude shacks. (Marie Arago, special to ProPublica) By Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Laura Sullivan, NPR THE NEIGHBORHOOD …

This is How the Caribbean Can Build Resilience to Climate Change

 Above: remnants of an old pier and mangrove being inundated by rising sea level at Grenville Bay, Grenada (Photo: Marjo Aho) By Vera AgostiniCJ Contributor A FEW weeks ago, I attended the Global Forum on Community Resilience in Cali, Colombia, hosted …

Haiti’s Martelly Attends Inter-American Red Cross Conference in Montrouis

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly at the conference (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly attended the 19th Inter-American Conference of the Red Cross in Montrouis Wednesday. The theme of this year’s conference, which is held …

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 Above: a camp in Port-au-Prince (Photo: Leslie Owen) By Alexander Britell The aftermath of the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010 saw waves of aid workers pouring into the country, backed by billions in aid funds. But …