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Route des Rails Another Year On

It had been almost exactly eleven months since Brillant and I last visited the former inhabitants of the Route des Rails median tent camp (Route des Rails Follow-up, August 22, 2012) and two years since they moved into their new … Continue reading

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Route des Rails Follow-up

The last time Brillant and I visited the former residents of the Route des Rails median tent camp in January, 2011, they were happy and excited to be moving into their new neighborhood, later to be named Brotherhood Village, of … Continue reading

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Megan Coffee, M.D.

Early on the afternoon of January 12, 2010, Dr. Megan Coffee, 33, was working at a computer on the University of California, Berkeley campus modeling the spread of infectious diseases, research she does for that university and the U. S. … Continue reading

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Eating Crow in Carrefour

When Brillant and I arrived at the Route des Rails median tent camp for the third time (See Route des Rails Median Tent Camp, Carrefour and Route des Rails Moving Day for accounts of our previous visits), it was immediately … Continue reading

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International Medical Corps

The International Medical Corps health clinic in the Tabarre tent camp on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, a well developed camp on its way to being dominated by actual structures rather than tents, provides primary care to the camp residents, and … Continue reading

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Route des Rails Moving Day

Wilfrid Asmath and his daughter Madlene As planned, Brillant and I, along with our driver Erid, I having decided to forego public transportation for the long trip across Port-au-Prince, returned to the Route des Rails tent camp in Carrefour on … Continue reading

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Acra Sur Tent Camp

At the entrance to the expansive Acra Sur Camp, Brillant and I were met by a welcoming committee of five or six young men. After Brillant explained that I’m a journalist covering Haiti a year after the earthquake and that we … Continue reading

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