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In each zone of the slum — which looks more like Soweto than any other Haitian
bidonville — a line of people had formed at the polling place. At some
intersections, the barricades of the vigilance brigades were still burning. Armed
men had ...
... by his Minister of Information, Colonel Acedius Saint-Louis — paid a visit to
Lakou Breya, a bidonville where the General was greeted by his supporters,
among them Gwo Schiller, wearing an open-necked shirt to show off his
Some had been distributed among the people of the bidonvilles, I heard. But
when you recalled that the attackers at St.-Jean-Bosco were from the bidonvilles,
paid in rum and chump change, this thought was not comforting. I had begun 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