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Almost 15 months to the day of the massive earthquake that rocked Haiti, more than half a million Haitians are still displaced and many still rely on humanitarian aid.

This is why the effectiveness of aid and the challenges of the rebuilding efforts took center...

Richard Caesar
April 21, 2011

It is the largest oil disaster in U.S. history.

Had Saddam Hussein not intentionally attacked U.S. soldiers with oil from the wells and pipelines of Kuwait in 1991, it would be hands down the largest oil spill in the history of the world. It was also preventable,...

By Antonia Juhasz
April 21, 2011

It is the largest oil disaster in U.S. history.

Had Saddam Hussein not intentionally attacked U.S. soldiers with oil from the wells and pipelines of Kuwait in 1991, it would be hands down the largest oil spill in the history of the world. It was also preventable,...

April 21, 2011

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It has been a year since the BP oil spill disaster hit the Gulf of Mexico.

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig, owned by British Petroleum, exploded off the...

April 21, 2011

Listen to this story HERE.

It has been a year since the BP oil spill disaster hit the Gulf of Mexico.

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig, owned by British Petroleum, exploded off the...

April 21, 2011

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has publicly apologised for the army's killing of five peasant farmers.

The five, including a baby, were shot dead by army soldiers who say they mistook them for guerrilla fighters.

In a nationally televised address, Mr...

April 20, 2011

Listen here. Antonia Juhasz's interview begins about halfway through the show.

Antonia Juhasz is a guest on WBAI TalkBack! with Hugh Hamilton in New York City, April 20,...

April 20, 2011

Listen here. Antonia Juhasz's interview begins about halfway through the show.

Antonia Juhasz is a guest on WBAI TalkBack! with Hugh Hamilton in New York City, April 20,...

April 20, 2011

Aaron Viles doesn't want today to go to waste. The Gulf Restoration Network, the charity where he's deputy director, is holding press conferences in New Orleans, Mississippi, Florida and Austin, Texas, to promote its plan for what's needed to repair the economy and...

By Richard Blackden, US Business Editor
April 20, 2011

Aaron Viles doesn't want today to go to waste. The Gulf Restoration Network, the charity where he's deputy director, is holding press conferences in New Orleans, Mississippi, Florida and Austin, Texas, to promote its plan for what's needed to repair the economy and...

By Richard Blackden, US Business Editor
April 20, 2011

NAHAL OZ (ISRAEL), 20 April 2011 (IRIN) - Israeli civilians living near the Gaza Strip are feeling the strain as a result of the recent escalation of violence between militants in Gaza and the Israeli army, and are calling for increased protection - though not another...

April 20, 2011



One year ago today, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig -- owned and operated by Transocean and leased by BP -- exploded off the coast of Louisiana. Eleven men died. Two hundred and ten million gallons of oil were ultimately released into the Gulf of Mexico. It...

By Antonia Juhasz
April 20, 2011



One year ago today, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig -- owned and operated by Transocean and leased by BP -- exploded off the coast of Louisiana. Eleven men died. Two hundred and ten million gallons of oil were ultimately released into the Gulf of Mexico. It...

By Antonia Juhasz
April 20, 2011

Just when you think you know the boundaries for the poisonous legacy of slavery, the field gets bigger.

"Black in Latin America," a four-part series hosted by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, visits six Latin American countries and finds each in its own way still struggling...

David Hinckley
April 19, 2011

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the worst maritime oil spill in history. Last year on April 20 an oil rig leased...

April 18, 2011

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the worst maritime oil spill in history. Last year on April 20 an oil rig leased...

April 18, 2011

One year ago this Wednesday, 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana, two explosions rocked the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, which burst into flames and sent its terrified workers...

By Megan Shank
April 18, 2011

One year ago this Wednesday, 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana, two explosions rocked the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, which burst into flames and sent its terrified workers...

By Megan Shank
April 18, 2011