In this edition: four months after Haiti's earthquake, we meet with some of the miraculous survivors who were pulled out of the rubble alive, against all odds; a top US official claims that former President George W. Bush knew that many Guantanamo Bay detainees were innocent; and 10 percent of electricity in the United States is generated by material from the former Soviet Union's nuclear arsenal - we take a closer look.
Nearly three months after the earthquake in Haiti, dozens of schools are reopening their doors. The education ministry, backed by UNICEF, aims to get over 700,000 students back in the classroom over the next two months.
US authorities have released a group of undocumented Haitians who flew to the US in the chaotic aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince and were locked up on arrival in Florida.
French border police have freed Watlove Carrie, a 17-year-old Haitian detained in a Paris airport since Monday. She was arrested after trying to enter the country with a borrowed passport, to flee the sexual assault she was subjected to in Haiti.
It was a successful fundraiser with donors at a UN conference pledging nearly 10 billion dollars to help Haiti recover from January’s earthquake. The poorest nation in the Western hemisphere is used to international aid, having received nearly four billion euros in the last 10 years. What will it take this time to ensure the failures of the past are not repeated?
UN member states and international organisations at a donors' conference on Wednesday pledged nearly 10 billion dollars over more than three years to rebuild Haiti. That includes 5.3 billion dollars for the 2010-2011 period.
Watlove Carrie, 17, has survived disaster and sexual abuse on the earthquake-devastated streets of Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. But she’s now stuck in a waiting area at Orly airport for trying to cross into France with a passport that wasn’t hers.
In Port-au-Prince, everyday life remains hand to mouth. The country is on life support. Economic recovery is bound to be long and difficult. FRANCE 24 shared the daily existence of Haitians looking to save their country from the ruins and rebuild their lives.