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For $3,860, A New Life

Earlier this year, we reported on Yvrose Jean Baptiste, a Haitian businesswoman  left destitute by the earthquake. NPR listeners responded -- and changed her life.

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A Tent-City Economy Grows In Haiti

A nine-hole golf course in Port-au-Prince is now home to 50,000 people — and an economy that includes a makeshift movie theater and a lot of beauty salons.

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What Haiti Needs More Than Charity: Trade

With the spotlight on post-earthquake Haiti, the nation's clothing manufacturers hope to win a better trade deal with the U.S. But even now, they face an uphill battle.

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