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Behind the circle of soldiers, the angry crowd. They wanted Tonton Paul's skin.
But Tonton Paul, a plumber by trade, was not just any Macoute. He was also the
mayor of Petionville. I asked him why he was still at his headquarters. He gave a
Some soldiers had cornered him that afternoon, by himself near the cemetery.
They stood him up against the graveyard wall, made him put his hands above his
head, and blew his arm off with their Uzis. I went downtown, finally, to buy books
In Port-de-Paix, the soldiers had removed their commander on charges of
corruption. In Cotes-de-Fer in the south, the people had set up a popular tribunal
and were judging former government employees, Tontons Macoute and Army
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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