Tag Archives for Haiti
Love/hate this image of Haiti. Because it’s so true.
Anybody wondering what happened to the whole Aristide wants to come back to Haiti thing? You know,the former president, the first democratically-elected one, the one who was immensely popular among the urban poor, who was ousted in the middle of his second … Continue reading
I found this video while browsing through my GoogleReader… and I have to say that I am not a fan. Certainly, a lot of what is said has truth behind it (though I wouldn’t exactly say that it is “true”). … Continue reading
I’ve got a friend who’s living in Haiti. He’s running a clinic with a partner, in the mountains, serving a huge community of people spread out over a huge expanse of space. Today he wrote an awesome post on his … Continue reading
I don’t really understand why all of a sudden everyone wants to head back to the island. I mean, it’s not exactly a prime tourist location right now. But the country is in such a vulnerable place, former presidents/dictators see … Continue reading
It has been insanely beautiful here in Santa Cruz. Every day I wake up, go sit outside to eat my breakfast and do my best not think about the date. It’s January. And yesterday I was sitting on the beach … Continue reading
Haiti had a visitor today. None other than its ex-dictator, Jean-Claude Duvalier, “Baby Doc”. No one really understands what he is doing on the island. The official line seems to be that he is back to “help” the country, and … Continue reading