International news was the biggest source of chatter this week.
Haiti is known as a country wrecked with poverty and struggling to survive after the disasterous earthquake of 2010. But there's a lot of rich people -- mainly families who migrated from Europe a centruy earlier -- calling the island home.
In a very moving piece of anniversary journalism, the NY Times investigates citizens from Port au Prince, Haiti, a year after the tragic earthquake killed hundreds of thousands and left over a million people injured, displaced and struggling to survive.
Nearly a year on from the Haiti earthquakes and a cholera epidemic and unrest continue to plague the troubled nation. But the influx of aid has a major negative side for the developing country, writes Nicholas Kristof.
An outbreak of cholera in earthquake-affected Haiti -- with nearly 1000 dead and infection spreading rampantly -- is resulting in violent protests, with protesters claiming a Nepalese UN contingent caused the epidemic.
Six months after Haiti's devastating earthquake much of its capital city Port-au-Prince remains a wasteland of shanties and slums. Only a tiny fraction of the 1.5 million Haitians displaced by the quake have moved into new homes, writes Deborah Sontag.
Much Haitian history was destroyed by the earthquake, and now a Port-au-Prince cemetery has been demolished to make way for a new bus station, forcing people to dig for their relatives' bones.
With 230,000 Haitians killed after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake, this unbelievable photo gallery shows a society still in disbelief and rubble but playing soccer, dominoes and attending church.
Dealing with the aftermath of Haiti's earthquake is no easy affair. Sexual violence is rampant in camps, construction workers are cutting corners to save costs and leadership is scarce, explains Craig McMurtrie.