Posts Tagged ‘Haiti’

December 13th, 2016 - 6:48 am § in Misc.

Michael Hood: Where did the DNA go?

Michael Hood It felt glorious, the culmination of months of imagined scenarios, and dreams of successes and failures. It had been an unmitigated success. I rode in the no. 3 position on the motorcycle as we sped back through the late afternoon sun and long shadows, over ruts and rivulets, leaning fo[...]

December 12th, 2016 - 1:56 am § in Misc.

Hood in Haiti

┬áMichael Hood Another day, dear readers, in this land so vitally foreign to my home sweet home, the the slushy wonder that is Seattle. I extricate myself yearly because of the dark and rain, to escape Christmas, and because I have this wandering foot, that’s afflicted me all my life. I have f[...]

October 11th, 2016 - 6:41 am § in Environment, Misc.

Mass Graves in Haiti

Reuters Hurricane Matthew toll in Haiti rises to 1,000, dead buried in mass graves By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti started burying some of its dead in mass graves in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a government official said on Sunday, as cholera spread in the devastated[...]

December 16th, 2015 - 10:48 am § in Misc.

Anybody got a goude?

Michael Hood This is the sorry state of Haitian currency. everyone kvetches about it, not just foreigners. The feel is like limp fabric; the bills’ dishragitude defies them orderliness in a stack or a wad- and it’s tres necessaire to have stacks and wads in order to live and pay for it h[...]

December 28th, 2010 - 9:00 pm § in Schools & Colleges, Science

How to Help Education in Haiti

A guide to groups assisting education in Haiti.[...]