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Even before Jean-Claude's father Francois became President in 1957, the
Tontons Macoute began to make their appearance in Port- au-Prince. Back in
those days, they were known as the Cagoulards, for the black, executioner-style
They know that the Tontons Macoute are out of power, but they aren't sure how to
interpret that fact. Does that mean that they should no longer obey the houngan?
After all, they know he was a Macoute. Does it mean that the chef de section ...
These people, newly empowered by the announced dissolution of the Macoutes,
had soon laid siege to Max's house, ... In fact, Max's defense of the fallen voodoo
leaders was reminiscent of his earlier defense of "the little Tontons Macoute," as ...
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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