Brett Rush

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I Spent 6 Years In Poverty-Stricken Zambia: Here's Why It's The Best (And Worst) Thing That Ever Happened To Me

I moved to Zambia in 1982, a bride of six weeks married to a blue-eyed boy from the Netherlands. He's an agronomist, my husband. And he spent most of …

Easter Haiti style: Voodoo followers sacrifice goats, smear themselves in animal blood then dance themselves into a trance during annual religious ceremony

• <b>Haitian voodoo followers gathered in village of Souvenance, north of Port-au-Prince, for annual holy ceremony</b>• <b><br>Worshippers wear all-white, sacrifice</b> …

In Photos: Life at the Largest Border Crossing Between Haiti and the Dominican Republic | VICE News

Scattered along the border between Haiti and Dominican Republic are a series of border crossings that offer a free trade zone to the population of the two countries on the island of Hispaniola. Twice a week, the gates open to a common market area where goods are traded and sold.<p>One of these is …

6 Lessons From Rebuilding Haiti's Capital

After a devastating earthquake, some innovative urban development work is going on in Port-au-Prince.<p>PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—In the five-and-a-half years since an earthquake killed more than 220,000 people here and displaced 1.5 million more, most of headlines from Haiti’s capital have been about …

100 Homes In 100 Days: How A Startup Plans To Rebuild Haiti Where The Red Cross Failed

By Adele Peters5 minute Read<p>After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti leveled entire neighborhoods, the Red Cross raised half a billion dollars …

Red Cross

How Haiti's Future Depends on American Markets

A major industrial park has been touted as a solution to the troubled country's economic woes. Does it really deserve the hype?<p>CARACOL, HAITI--Along the highway that parallels Haiti's north coast, not far from the bay where Christopher Columbus's Santa Maria is believed to have shipwrecked on …

Could the gangs of Port-au-Prince form a pact to revitalise Haiti's capital?

Haiti’s leaders have long made use of armed groups to impose their will in the streets of vibrant but derelict Port-Au-Prince, offering precious little in return. Now some of those communities may have had enough<p>Sitting inside the Day-Glo-coloured nightclub that he runs on a hillside speckled with …

Human Rights

This Guy Lost 30 Pounds and Got Absolutely Shredded. See How He Did It

His training and nutrition plan may shock you<p>A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …