Dominicans of Haitian descent find themselves stateless

Under the premise of cracking down on undocumented migrants, the Dominican Republic canceled birth certificates – even those as far back as 1929 – belonging to Dominicans of Haitian descent. Some 250,000 people, many who have never even visited Haiti…

AJ+ Sculpting Vodou Gods Out Of Skulls and Trash

Internationally exhibited artist André Eugène sculpts Vodou gods out of scrap metal, carved wood, computer gadgets, human bones and refuse. Eugene’s studio, in a downtown Port-au-Prince ghetto, has been described as “the Sistine Chapel of the New World, or at…

AJ+ – The UN In Haiti: Ten Years Of Controversy

A cholera outbreak which left thousands dead, sexual abuse, murder and crackdowns on protesters – a look at MINUSTAH, one of the most controversial UN peacekeeping deployments.

AJ+ – Why It’s Hard For Americans To Get Hitched

  Looking to get hitched? Well hurry up! The latest Pew analysis of census data shows that marriage is on the decline across the United States.

AJ+ – Real Estate Lawyer On San Francisco’s Housing Crisis

The dizzying cost of rent and the spike in no-fault evictions is the talk of the town in San Francisco. Real-estate lawyer Daniel Bornstein specializes in helping landlords evict tenants. AJ+ asks him why there’s a housing crisis and who’s…