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3 Questions: Understanding the Haiti earthquakes

On Aug. 14, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti. The largest earthquake in the region since 2010, the disaster left at least 2,000 people dead, 12,000 people injured, and nearly 53,000 houses destroyed. Two assistant professors in the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences discuss why the region is susceptible to earthquakes and […], a digital platform of Inisyativ MIT-Ayiti / MIT-Haiti Initiative developed by professors Michel DeGraff and Haynes Miller, with support from MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab and MIT Open Learning, that freely shares high-quality learning materials in the Kreyòl language. The platform engages a broad range of volunteer educators in Haiti and elsewhere as co-creators, and is a […]

Event: Starr Forum – The Haitian Constitutional Crisis and the International Community

Please register for this Zoom event at  What role has the international community played in Haiti’s struggle to achieve a stable constitutional and democratic order since the end of the Duvalier era in 1986 and the promulgation of the 1987 Constitution?  In this Starr Forum, four leading experts on Haitian domestic and international politics discuss […]