March 23, 2010 Ask Haitians for an example of someone who was born poor and became rich, and they all come up with the same name: Mathias Pierre. Pierre grew up profoundly poor without electricity or running water, but he thought big — and became a Haitian miracle.
March 8, 2010 The latest on Yvrose Jean-Baptiste.
March 1, 2010 Haiti wants to build its T-shirt manufacturing business. But T-shirts being sold by the fashion industry to support Haiti were made in Peru.
February 19, 2010 The latest word from Yvrose Jean Baptiste — the small-time Haitian wholesaler who we talked to in a recent podcast — is that she hasn't been able to work out a solution with her lender yet.
January 21, 2010 By Adam Davidson Later today, President Obama is expected to announce a radical new approach to the regulation of very large banks. In short, he's adopting the approach Paul Volcker has been calling for. There will be some sort of limit imposed...