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I had friends in La Saline. I wondered how Mimette was, for example. When she
is not busy with her kite, Mimette likes to sit on my lap on a broken-down chair in
front of her shack and ask me for presents. She knows that where I come from is ...
Even in places like the La Saline slum, where food aid is a vital part of everyday
life, you would see graffiti on the walls that read: "La Saline pa vle mange sinistre.
" La Saline does not want food aid. Gen. Namphy and the junta exacerbated the ...
Next, La Saline; the slum was bigger then, before Dr. Duvalier had completed his
housing project, Cite-Simone (named after his wife and later renamed Cite Soleil
after the Catholic station Radio Soleil), and razed part of La Saline in order to ...
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The rainy season: Haiti since DuvalierUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This welcome interpretation of Haiti provides many insights into a country that few North Americans understand. Wilentz, a journalist, captures the complex cultural ambience and mystery of domestic ... Read full review