Saturday, November 8, 2008

In Focus Haiti: House Call in Hell by Antigone Barton

In Focus Haiti: House Call in Hell
Learn more about this video at: This video takes you inside the walls of one of the worst prisons in the Western hemisphere. Overcrowding, poor sanitation, and a general lack of funding in Haiti's National Penitentiary have led to exorbitant HIV and Tuberculosis rates. Reporter Antigone Barton and videographer Stephen Sapienza take a first-hand look at these conditions and an American doctor working to correct them. After this video was taken, USAID authorized $200,000 in emergency funding for health and sanitation improvements. Visit the interactive narrative at: