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Haiti Must Build A Strong State To Recover From Earthquake, Experts Say; Call For Haitian “Marshall Plan”

NEW YORK — A Port-au-Prince school collapsed on a sunny day in Nov. 2008, leaving 80 children dead. The school, perched precariously on a hillside, had been built without a […] Read More >

Latin America Weekly News Summary: Jan. 23 – Jan. 29, 2010

North America Mexico Federal prosecutors in Mexico City announced Wednesday that they will advocate to overturn the city’s new gay marriage law on grounds that it violates the constitution, the […] Read More >

Weekly News Summary: Jan. 16 – Jan. 22, 2010

TOP STORY: HAITI The earthquake in Haiti continued to dominate headlines on Latin America this week. The following list provides a sample of some of the most important developments. Little […] Read More >

How To Help Earthquake Victims In Haiti

As we wrote in our weekly news summary yesterday, Haiti suffered a┬ádevastating earthquake in the afternoon on Jan. 12, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale and followed by more than […] Read More >