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 …

North Dakota

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 …

Caribbean

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

One by one, New Story is crowdfunding the construction of new homes–and being completely open about how each dollar is spent.<p>After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti leveled entire neighborhoods, the Red Cross raised half a billion dollars to help rebuild. Five years later, according to a …

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 …

Port-au-Prince

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. …