Highlights

November 2013

My report for The Stranger on a Seattle woman who committed suicide before her eviction and blamed “foreclosure vultures”

2011

Investigative work for ABC News and Al Jazeera English that uncovered a videotaped sexual assault by United Nations peacekeepers, sparking an international outcry (1, 23)

I initiated contact with WikiLeaks in 2010 that led to an exclusive partnership between the whistleblowing organization and Haiti Liberte and The Nation magazine. Two colleagues and I unearthed numerous revelations within the cache of almost 2,000 secret diplomatic cables. I wrote about disaster capitalism and the US campaign against Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and militarized humanitarian efforts (1, 2, 3)

The only detailed report on the hanging death of a 16-year-old boy inside a UN peacekeeping base, for Haiti Liberte (1)

2010

Opinion writing for the Huffington Post and New York Daily News on media representations of Haiti and Wyclef Jean (1, 2)

These are among the best of my reports for Inter-Press News: on the suppression of union organizers in Port-au-Prince, impediments to Haitian participation in the international relief effort, and the cholera outbreak (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Among many stories filed for Free Speech Radio News, these on Haiti’s crumbling state hospital, post-quake emergency relief, President Michel Martelly’s term, and “chubbing” at the Texas state legislature, are stand-outs (1, 2, 3, 4)

Other

Appearances on media outlets, including Democracy Now! (1, 2)

Web design and blogging for the Seattle Globalist (1, 2)

(Last updated November 2013)

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