Amy Wilentz, a Nation contributing editor, is the author of The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier and Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti, among other books.
Corruption in Haiti is still rampant—and the US-backed regime of President Michel Martelly still uses the political toolbox developed by the Duvaliers to control the country.
Art for change, change for art; Haiti: hotels or houses?
Three years after the earthquake, 350,000 are still living in refugee camps, while millions in aid money is lavished on a tourist hotel.
Why was Baby Doc able to return after decades of exile and evade justice, despite his crimes?
Haitians believe their vote doesn't matter—and they’re right.