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‘In Cuba, my books fall apart and vanish’

Top novelist Leonardo Padura talks with Vanessa Baird on why his books disappear in Cuba, and his hopes and fears for the country’s future.

Filed in: Cuba Culture Fiction Politics

Why are Haitians still eating mud cakes?

Four years after the earthquake, Haiti remains a country in crisis. Brian Fitzpatrick and Michael Norby report.

Filed in: Haiti Violence

Are European tax havens getting illegal state subsidies?

Find out more with the latest podcast from the Tax Justice Network.

Filed in: Bahamas Europe Finance

Darcus Howe: ‘All I want to do is mobilize the people to stand up for their rights’

The Black Panther-turned-broadcaster and writer talks to Subi Shah about his past struggles and future dreams.

Filed in: Caribbean England Human Rights Trinidad and Tobago

Disasters: no quick fix to recovery

The Philippines must learn from the mistakes made in Haiti, says Linda O’Halloran.

Filed in: Development Disasters Haiti Philippines

Victory for education in the Caribbean

Campaigners are celebrating a tax justice win in the Dominican Republic, says Sophie Richmond.

Filed in: Dominican Republic Economics Poverty

Haiti on camera: photojournalism or poverty porn?

Upset by images which invade people’s lives, Sokari Ekine considers the alternatives.

Filed in: Haiti Media Poverty

Haiti and the white saviour industrial complex

Sokari Ekine’s concern at Haitians’ dependence on outside help is alleviated when she meets a local doctor taking a stand.

Filed in: Haiti Health

Haiti: missing healthcare on the frontline of HIV

Despite improvements in prevention and treatment, many Haitians are still struggling to get the help they need, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Health

Aimé Césaire: a leader of the (cultural) struggle

Philip Crispin celebrates the centenary of the Martinican poet, playwright and politician who showed that Empire ‘writes back.’

Filed in: Africa Caribbean Colonialism Culture Poetry Race

Haiti: mistakes plus negligence equals death

Where is the urgency in helping the poor and sick, like Baby Willgesta? asks Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Health Poverty

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