Haiti

Crowd of Haitian schoolchildren smiling for the camera (Kendra Helmer/USAID)

U.S. and Haiti work to address migration challenges

U.S. State Department officials met with Haitian leaders to discuss ways to address the root causes of their migration crisis.
Men rushing earthquake victim on stretcher to Coast Guard helicopter (U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa-Rodriguez)

U.S. airlifts Haitians to safety after earthquake

The U.S. has provided search and rescue support and other humanitarian aid to Haiti following a devastating earthquake August 14.
Man throwing bottle of clear liquid while standing in collapsed home (© Julie Jacobson/AP Images)

Heroes of U.S. Diplomacy: When Haiti’s earthquake struck

Four U.S. diplomats placed themselves in danger and worked long hours to assist Haitians and U.S. citizens in the wake of Haiti's 2010 earthquake.
Ralph Bunche holding a medal in his left hand and shaking hands with Oscar Strauss II (© Marty Lederhandler/AP Images)

African American trailblazers in diplomacy

Diplomats aren't just white men in pin-striped suits anymore. African Americans challenged that idea, leading to a more diverse, agile U.S. Foreign Service.
Stone effigy resting on blue fabric (U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince/Kisley Jeannot)

U.S. returns record number of cultural artifacts to Haiti

The FBI's Art Crime Team returned over 470 artifacts to Haiti in the largest repatriation effort between the U.S. and the Caribbean nation.
Naomy Grand'Pierre at pool (The University of Chicago/Jean Lachat)

How a dual citizen of the U.S. and Haiti looks to...

If you are a citizen of two countries, who do you represent in the Olympics? Naomy Grand’Pierre from Haiti can tell you! Learn about her road to Rio.
Woman walking past mural painted on wall (André Mellagi/Flickr)

Growing strong in Haiti, one community at a time

After tragedy struck Haiti, one survivor knew he should become a community leader. Now, his programs focus on peace building and urban agriculture.
Alix Schoelcher Idrache standing in formation and crying (DOD/U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Vito T. Bryant)

Photo of Haitian-born West Point grad goes viral

Alix Schoelcher Idrache, an immigrant from Haiti, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and soon became an online sensation.

Five years ago: Devastation in Haiti. Today: Long-term development.

When Haiti was hit by a catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake on January 12, 2010, the country was already considered the poorest country in the Western...