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Haiti: Cultural life

Alice Backer reminds us that “a general strike against the UN mission's perceived inaction against insecurity, the recent suicide (or is that killing?) of the head of the UN mission, and delayed elections,” hasn't put a stop to Haiti's cultural life. Last week a panel discussing a novel by writer Marie Chauvet took place in the Haitian capital. “Among various themes,” says Alice, “panelists highlighted the work's relevance to haitian literature and to haitian women's literature.”

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