Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

Anything on the political history of Haiti or the earthquake would help you understand why things are the way they are and why things are so challenging and slow to change. - Aug 2019

Michael Deibert has written at least one good book on Haiti, if not two by now. Ralph Pezzullo's book is also good. Laurent Dubois also wrote a couple good books on Haiti. Paul Farmer's books are popular with many, but his views on Aristide should be taken with several grains of salt. - Jun 2019

Who Owns Haiti, The Aftershocks of History. - Aug 2018

The Comedians, Island Beneath the Sea, Claire of the Sea Light. - Dec 2016

Currently reading "The Big Truck that Went By" about the 2010 earthquake. - Sep 2013

- Sep 2011

"The Comedians" by Graham Greene is the classic work on Haiti under Duvalier and a good read. Most of the recent non-fiction on Haiti tells the same old story. If you've read one, you've read them all. - Jan 2011

My blog is:, and I have links on the blog to other sights that I am working with to try to get more partners to help the people in need in Haiti. - Jan 2010

"The Uses of Haiti" is about the best, short primer on most of it. - May 2009

The post report? - Feb 2009

Andy Warhol (YES - he mentions Haiti in his diaries), Leo Lerman...don;t forget that Haiti once upon a time was a playground for the rich and fancy. - Dec 2008

Edwidge Dandicat, Graham Greene, Truman Capote (House of Flowers is based on Haiti - he spent quite a lot of time here) - Dec 2008

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