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    Haiti's Electoral and Political Cycle

    Panelists talked about Haiti’s electoral cycle and the challenges affecting the country’s economic and political future. The country’s election cycle had been delayed for close to four…

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    The Big Truck That Went By

    Correspondent Jonathan Katz talked about his book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, about the failure to rebuild the country even…

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    Haitian Politics and International Aid Efforts

    Panelists talked about the current political system in Haiti and the effectiveness of international aid following the January 12, 2010, earthquake. Jonathan Katz, the only full-time American news…

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    So Spoke the Earth

    Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I Knew, the Haiti I Know, the Haiti I Want to Know, a multilingual anthology of literature about…

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    Haiti Earthquake Recovery

    Ambassador Paul Altidor spoke about recovery efforts and challenges three years after the Haitian earthquake. Following his remarks he took questions ranging on a number of issues such as…

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    Haiti Earthquake Rebuilding and Urban Development

    Representatives from the State Department and the Organization of American States gave presentations on the role of the U.S. and the international community in rebuilding Haiti three years…

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    Europe-Haiti Relations

    Haitian President Michel Martelly addressed the European Parliament. He thanked the European Union for their continued support to Haiti and discussed the challenges facing the country. Mr. Martelly is…

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    Panel on Writing About Disasters

    Authors talked about their books about reporting on disasters. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Barry Siegel moderated “Nonfiction: Narrating Disaster” was a panel,…

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    Haiti After the Earthquake

    Paul Farmer talked about the devastation caused by the January 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti and took a critical look at the aid agencies which had been working there since. Dr. Farmer also…

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    American Uprising

    Daniel Rasmussen talked about his book American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt (Harper). He responded to questions from members of the audience. This…

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    Future of Haiti

    Haiti President-elect Michel Martelly briefed reporters on his top priorities for his country. Those priorities included providing free education, moving Haitians out of tents by creating…

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    U.S.-Haiti Relations

    Secretary Clinton and President-elect Martelly spoke to reporters and answered questions about relations between the U.S. and Haiti.

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    Haiti Earthquake Recovery

    Activists who recently traveled to Haiti talked about conditions in Haiti following the country’s January 12, 2010, earthquake. Topics of discussion included humanitarian aid concerns,…

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    Haiti Earthquake One Year Later

    Gail McGovern talked about the progress and challenges in Haiti one year after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people, injured 300,000, and left 2 million…

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    Haiti Earthquake Recovery

    Administrator Shah and Counselor Mills talked about the progress made in assistance to Haiti following the January 12, 2010, earthquake. Topics included the reconstruction efforts that remain and…

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    Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work

    Edwidge Danticat talked about her book Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work (Princeton University Press). She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. She was…

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    Partner to the Poor

    Dr. Paul Farmer talked about his book Partner to the Poor. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed at the 27th Miami Book Fair International at…

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    State Department Briefing

    The State Department’s Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas Adams and officials from the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Agency for International Development briefed reporters and…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    P.J. Crowley briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included Israeli and Palestinian relations, the Iranian nuclear program, Sudan peace talks, and U.S. response to the cholera…

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    State Department Briefing and Haiti Relief

    Mark Ward and Mark Toner briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including foreign relief, reconstruction and medical assistance in Haiti.

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