Haitians Battle Cholera

PHOTO: United Nations Cholera, an infection of the intestines, has killed 2,500 people in Haiti, where an earthquake struck on January 12, 2010. A Cuban-led medical group of more than 900 doctors and nurses has set up 39 cholera treatment centers in the...

Aid to Haiti Delayed

PHOTO: United Nations/Marco Dormino An estimated 1.3 million people in Haiti are still homeless after the January earthquake. In March, President Obama requested approval for another 1.15 billion dollars for rebuilding on top of the $1.1 billion in humanitarian aid...

Becoming Bilingual

By CASSANDRA CHARLES Cassandra is a 4th grader at P.S. 189 in Brooklyn, New York. She is originally from Haiti and attends a bilingual school where classes are held in both English and Haitian Creole. If your first language is something other than English, practice it...

Struggling to Survive in Haiti

As Rains Roll In, Help Still Not Reaching the People By INDYKIDS STAFF MILLIONS IN NEED: The Haitian people remain in need of food, water, shelter and medical care following the January, 12, 2010, earthquake. The quake left 300,000 people dead and 1,500,000 people...

Meet Duckens from Haiti

Name: Duckens Richmond Age: 10 Hometown: Delmas 32, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Languages spoken: French and Haitian Creole How many people live with you?: I don’t remember. Wait so that I can think, please…Six. Parents’ work: They don’t work....