Meena Jagannath

NY Times Suggests It's Pointless to Report Rape in Haiti, Ignoring Serious Efforts to Protect Women

What is the point of doing any work in Haiti? After all, the country is a mess and it’s hard to shake that habit. And its reputation.

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Throwing Activists Into Crowded Jails: How Haiti's Government is Silencing the Opposition

Two weeks ago, a weary looking yet jubilant David Oxygène stepped out of the prison building into a throng of supporters. The Haitian political activist was released after over two months in prison since he was arrested on June 19, 2012, during one of his group’s weekly Port-au-Prince demonstrations in front of the Ministry of Social Affairs, calling on the Martelly government for work and better social policies for Haiti’s poor.

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