The Ciné Institute provides free training to budding Haitian filmmakers. Photograph courtesy the Jacmel Ciné Institute

Changing the story: The Jacmel Ciné Institute

The Jacmel Ciné Institute offers free training to budding Haitian filmmakers — with even more ambitious plans afoot.

Illustration by Rohan Mitchell

The nil of victory: how Haiti won the CONCACAF Champions’ Cup

Fifty years ago, a Haitian football team managed to win the CONCACAF Champions’ Cup without actually playing the final....

Illustration by James Hackett

A bank in your pocket, Haitian style

Ten per cent of Haitians have bank accounts, but eighty per cent have mobile phones. Enter a new mobile banking system.

Netwatch: Caribbean Callaloo

The Caribbean on the net.

Photograph by Leah Gordon

Haiti’s Jacmel: Can’t stop the Kanaval

Haiti’s Jacmel Kanaval is gritty, bold — and alive.

Illustration by Darren Cheewah

Massacre River of blood

James Ferguson recalls the 1937 tragedy of the Massacre River, a bloody day in the histories of Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Great black hope

Great black hope

Jeremy Taylor on Toussaint Louverture: A Biography, by Madison Smartt Bell.

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Jeremy Taylor on Notes from the Last Testament: The Struggle for Haiti, by Michael Deibert .

Edwidge Danticat: Surviving Life

Edwidge Danticat: Surviving Life

Anu Lakhan on The Dew Breaker, by Edwidge Danticat, originally published in the Caribbean Review of Books.

Illustration by Darren Cheewah

Pierre Toussaint: from slavery to sainthood

Born in Haiti, the Venerable Pierre Toussaint is on the way to becoming the first Caribbean saint. James Ferguson tells his story..