Images from Haiti: Hinche's New Cathedral

Hinche - New Cathedral
Hinche's new cathedral, Haiti. By Martin Baran.

Martin Baran blogs photos of Hinche, capital of Centre department, Haiti.


  • John-Field Noel

    I join the others to thank you for showing to the whole world how beautiful is my dear city.
    Keep up the work!
    May the Lord be with you!

  • It is a nice Cathedral but is not new. It has been there since at least 2000….

  • Alain Laverne

    I am very delighted to see the Cathedral on the net. I was there when they laid the first stone (breaking ground)My ordination was supposed to be held in it.

  • this Cathedral is the best thing i ever have in hinche (my birth place ) . everytime i’m looking at this picture , it makes me proud to be an Hinchois .

  • manuchca

    The problem with haiti, is that haitians that once live there have move away in pretend as if they don’t know the true reality of Haiti . The fact is haiti is like any other country with your good in bad parts, believe me when I say that. We have an image problem we need to work on our image by counter balancing the negative image feed to the world about Haiti. Just because the world say we are not shit, we don’t have to agree. We really need to educate the people on their history in culture in what the world think of them .Believe me, that would make a world of difference. The sugar feild next door is like putting them in slavery .We need to educate the poor fast!

  • I leave in Unites state for 20 years. I never have any hing good that I can share with my friends to make them know I have nice thing in my hometown. But when I saw that beautiful cathedral, I was really amazed. I send a couple e-mail to friends all over the place, even in Port-au-prince to let them know how proud I am as an
    Hinchois. Keep up the good work and God be with you.

  • Otto Garcia

    Hello all,
    I am emailing from Germany just before moving to work on development in Hinche. I would love to hear some details about life in that part of the Caribbean. My email is
    Just email me and share your tips on Hinche and Haiti.

  • Guy Etienne

    wow, its been a little over ten years since i left hinche and i dont recall if the cathedral was such a beautiful stucture! wow you really make my day. thank- you very much

  • orimar dorvil

    orimar dorvil i,m very happy to said thank to everyone who work very hard to show the beautiful image of hinche,That where i from. good job and god love you so do i.

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