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We left him standing in the road, admiring his knife, waiting for the next car full of
journalists. Port-au-Prince was as silent as a graveyard. We saw only one person
, a body lying in front of the old boarded-up cathedral. He had been shot.
The stories from the massacre were incredible, and clearly accounted for the
kouri jounalis, the journalists' panic, as the Haitians began laughingly to call the
Holiday Inn stampede. The voters at Ruelle Vaillant had done their civic duty:
As usual, the Little Goat had accurately foretold the future. The foreign journalists
descended once again. Like the Haitian people, they could not figure out what
was going on. They were expecting a countercoup ; the U.S. State Department, ...
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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