See a Magnum Photos gallery of Haiti as it was.
"How Will They Count the Dead in Haiti?: The grim statistics of natural disasters," by Juliet Lapidos. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010.
From The Root
"Haiti Central: Everything you want to know about Haiti."
From Slate's archives
"Dispatches From Haiti: Haiti tries elections, again" by Michael J. Kavanagh. Posted Aug. 30, 2005.
"Why Is Haiti Such a Mess? It takes a rebellion to get America's attention," by Kim Iskyan. Posted Wednesday, March 24, 2004.