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Ile a Vache, Haiti: The Caribbean Paradise Where Poverty and Luxury Collide

 Ile a Vache (literally “Cow Island”) is a roughly 8 mile island off the southwest coast of Haiti. Its pirate credentials are solid, having once been a hideout for Captain Morgan (yes, that Captain Morgan), and it’s difficult to get to. 2,590 more words


The MRSA Scare: Part 2

Contracting MRSA six months ago wasn’t in the plan.  It lead me to Florida, spending two weeks with a family that I fell in love with, but it still wasn’t part of the plan.   696 more words


Fresh audio product

Just uploaded to my radio archive:

February 11, 2016 Tim Shorrock on panic over North Korea (Nation author page) • Robert Fatton on the mess in Haiti on the departure of Sweet Micky from the presidency… 22 more words

First Nations basketball organization bars status Indian from All Native tournament

VANCOUVER — A young Calgary man says a First Nations basketball organization’s decision to bar him from a tournament in northern British Columbia is discriminatory. 581 more words


Kanpe works for Haitian families, says Arcade Fire's Régine Chassagne

Arcade Fire may be between albums, but Régine Chassagne has her hands full. Reached in New Orleans, where she and husband Win Butler were hanging out with their new best friends… 1,081 more words


David Byrne's support of Arcade Fire, Kanpe Kanaval the result of 'a natural friendship'

“Hi, this is David Byrne calling. … What can I do for you?”

The perennially cool former Talking Heads member and original hipster was calling from his New York home in order to help out his pals Win Butler and Régine Chassagne of Arcade Fire. 1,044 more words


Weekly News Roundup, February 12

The News Roundup is a regular feature of the blog where we select a number of news articles from various sources around the web, with the goal of providing an overview of the weekly conversation about the countries where MCC works in the region. 1,228 more words