Stories about Haiti from August, 2007
Mighty Afroditee is impressed by the quality of films being shown at the Caribbean Film Festival.
Rick Lowe, writing at WeblogBahamas.com, features an article by the late Dr. Julian Simon to make a point about what should be done regarding the Bahamas’ illegal immigration issue.
As Haiti continues to prepare for Hurricane Dean's arrival, The Livesay Haiti Weblog reports: “The newest projections are saying ‘Dean’ will hit Southern Haiti sometime Saturday afternoon. It has not strengthened that we see, we're just expecting rain and wind”, while Pwoje Espwa says: “It's a busy time for us...
The Caribbean blogosphere is abuzz over the impending arrival of Hurricane Dean, the first official hurricane of the season: Steve's Dominica reports: “Dean will be passing over us around 6am on Friday. We'll start to feel the winds from midnight tonight…” Steve manages to venture out, however and posts a...
Library Goddesses reviews award-winning Haitian author Edwidge Danticat's first novel for young readers, Behind the Mountains.
Craig Butler, writing at Bahama Pundit, thinks that the Bahamas’ immigration policies towards the children of illegal immigrants “seem geared more towards dehumanization rather than inclusion.”
Living Dominica is impressed by a project in Haiti that provides homes for street children.
“The teenagers in Haiti with rheumatic heart disease break our hearts when we examine their broken hearts.” Dr. John Carroll quotes The New England Journal of Medicine to support his view that simple technology can work wonders in resource-poor countries like Haiti.