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Beverly Bell in Haiti

After 30 years working for democracy, women’s rights, and economic justice in Haiti, Beverly Bell is documenting the impact of the earthquake on Haiti's grassroots movements.

Haitian Renaissance: Youth Paint a New Country

Haitian Renaissance: Youth Paint a New Country

Posted by Beverly Bell at Mar 07, 2011 04:35 PM |

How a community art program in Haiti is empowering young people to express their hope for a better future.

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Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti

Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti

Posted by Beverly Bell and Tory Field at Dec 16, 2010 11:10 AM |

Haitian farmers are resisting rice imports they say cripple their chances of real food security.

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Why I Have Hope for Haiti

Why I Have Hope for Haiti

Posted by Beverly Bell at Nov 12, 2010 03:40 PM |

When people ask me, as they do all the time, “Is there any cause for hope in Haiti?” I answer yes.

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The Right to Housing in Haiti

The Right to Housing in Haiti

Posted by Colette Lespinasse with Beverly Bell at Jul 29, 2010 04:55 PM |

With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.

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Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here

Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here

Posted by Doudou Pierre with Beverly Bell at Jun 15, 2010 10:40 AM |

Haitians are working to make food sovereignty a key part of post-earthquake rebuilding.

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Environment and Food in Haiti: Two Crises, One Solution

Environment and Food in Haiti: Two Crises, One Solution

Posted by Beverly Bell at Jun 02, 2010 11:06 AM |

Haiti's strong peasant movement is calling for policies and programs that can help restore the land and protect small-scale sustainable agricultural production from agribusiness.

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Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds

Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds

Posted by Beverly Bell at May 21, 2010 01:00 PM |

A coalition of peasant farmers is standing up for food sovereignty.

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Beyond Vaccines: Addressing the Social Causes of Poor Health

Beyond Vaccines: Addressing the Social Causes of Poor Health

Posted by Roseanne August at Apr 21, 2010 11:50 AM |

One health clinic in Port-Au-Prince is using art, education, and community to help its patients heal. What can international aid agencies learn from their model?

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Healing Body and Heart, Cuban Style

Healing Body and Heart, Cuban Style

Posted by Beverly Bell and Tory Field at Apr 02, 2010 12:55 PM |

Cuban doctors and artists–on the ground in Haiti even before the earthquake–are helping survivors heal.

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Solidarity as Economic System

Solidarity as Economic System

Posted by Beverly Bell at Mar 26, 2010 11:10 AM |

In Haiti, sharing communities are proving more shock-proof in the wake of disaster than market-based economies.

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What Haitians Want from Americans (and What They Don't)

What Haitians Want from Americans (and What They Don't)

Posted by Beverly Bell at Mar 17, 2010 02:45 PM |

We asked Haitians in civil society organizations, on the streets, in buses, “What do you want from the U.S.? What help can Americans give Haiti?” Here are some of their answers.

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Haitian Women Mourn the Dead, Recommit to the Living

Haitian Women Mourn the Dead, Recommit to the Living

Posted by Beverly Bell at Mar 08, 2010 02:13 PM |

In Haiti, International Women's Day is a reminder of what women have done and are still doing to keep hope alive.

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A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti

A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti

Posted by Beverly Bell at Mar 04, 2010 04:55 PM |

Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.

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Whose Needs? Whose Assessment?

Whose Needs? Whose Assessment?

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 26, 2010 02:52 PM |

As reconstruction planning begins, Haitian grassroots groups have their own thoughts about assessing post-disaster needs.

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Homegrown Aid in Haiti

Homegrown Aid in Haiti

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 25, 2010 05:43 PM |

Many displaced Haitians are turning to neighbors, family, and peasant organizations in the countryside for help.

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Gender and Justice in Haiti

Gender and Justice in Haiti

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 17, 2010 04:35 PM |

Beverly Bell remembers Magalie Marcelin, a leader of Haiti's movement for women's rights, who was killed during the earthquake.

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Community and Popular Radio in Haiti Today

Community and Popular Radio in Haiti Today

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 16, 2010 11:20 AM |

Sony Esteus says Haitian community radio needs to recover from the earthquake so that alternative voices have a way to be heard.

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Help Without Humiliation

Help Without Humiliation

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 15, 2010 08:55 AM |

Haitian community groups are organizing to bring food to the hungry in ways that don't reinforce dependence.

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From Disaster Aid to Solidarity

From Disaster Aid to Solidarity

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 12, 2010 12:00 AM |

How can concerned foreigners help Haiti recover while respecting the needs and desires of those who live there?

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Fighting Like Hell

Fighting Like Hell

Posted by Beverly Bell at Feb 11, 2010 12:00 AM |

Haiti has a long history of exploitation, but an equally long history of powerful resistance.

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