Special: Homeless in Haiti


Today The Current comes to you from Haiti for a full program special, Homeless in Haiti. 

Even as the people of Haiti survive the worst of times, they are relentless in their efforts to make the best of things. Last January as the aftershocks of a devastating earthquake continued to rumble through the country, we sent the CBC's David Gutnick to report on a Haiti he already knew and loved. Now almost a year later, he's returned to track the progress .. the pain .. and the persistence of the western hemisphere's most beleaguered people.

Pt 1: Haiti Election - What's Next? - Haitians await the initial results of an election held a week ago Sunday amidst chaos, confusion and outright anger. We talk to Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly, the man widely considered to be the front-runner to be Haiti's next President. Read More

Pt 2: Growing Up in a Tent City - CBC correspondent David Gutnick returns to a devastated neighbourhood he first visited in the days after January's earthquake. He checks in on a family who - like thousands of others - have little hope of moving from their hastily constructed tent into a more permanent home. Read More

Pt 3: The New Homes of Haiti
- We take a look at some of the ambitious housing plans from Canada and around the world aiming to put a roofs over the heads of the hundreds of thousands of Haitians still in need. Read More  

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