This part of my Web site is devoted to my experience in Haïti. I’m looking forward to:


 My Experience

Here is an excerpt from a piece I wrote to explain the background of the Haïtian crisis, from Going Global:

 Here is a presentation “Mwen Bezwen Dlo,” that I put together to help people understand the issues in Häiti (21:01):



 Additional Material

 The New York Times: “The Ransom”

 The New York Times: “Hurricane Matthew Makes Old Problems Worse for Haïtians”

 The following Frontline presentation of “The Battle for Haïti,” examines the rule of law in Haïti, in the wake of the 2010 earthquake. (29:01):

 The New York Times: “Cholera Deepens Haïti’s Misery After Hurricane”

 The New Yorker: “Haïti’s Shadow Sanitation System”

 The following PBS video presents “Égalité for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haïtian Revolution” (56:22):

 National Geographic: “A Photographer’s Journey Into Haïti’s Cholera Crisis”

 The New York Times: “In Haïti, Little Can Be Found of a Hip-Hop Artist’s Charity”

 Daniel Schnitzer of Carnegie Mellon presents “Mon Cheri C’est Trop Cher” on the problems of introducing high-tech solutions to the impoverished (5:42):

 CIA Factbook: “Haïti”

  Contact Me



From the Bookshelf

Danticat, Edwidge, Behind the Mountains (young adult novel), Scholastic Paperbacks (2004).

Danticat, Edwidge, Breath, Eyes, Memory, Vintage (1998).

Danticat, Edwidge, Brother, I’m Dying, Vintage (2008).

Danticat, Edwidge, The Dew Breaker, Vintage (2005).

Danticat, Edwidge, The Farming of Bones, Penguin Books (1999).

Danticat, Edwidge, Krik? Krak!, Vintage (1996).

Dubois, Laurent, Haïti: The Aftershocks of History, Picador (2013).

Farmer, Paul, Haïti After the Earthquake, PublicAffairs (2011).

Farmer, Paul, The Uses of Haïti, Common Courage Press (2005).

Girard, Philippe R., Haïti: The Tumultuous History — From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation, Palgrave Macmillan (2010).

Katz, Jonathan M., The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haïti and Left Behind a Disaster, Palgrave Macmillan (2013).

Kidder, Tracy, Mountains Beyond Mountains, Random House Trade Paperbacks (2009).