The New Yorker: How Women Trade Amid Tensions in Haiti

How Women Trade Amid Tensions in Haiti
The New Yorker

The boats are first visible a ways offshore, chugging along at half speed, approaching at dawn from the east. Sixty feet long and made of wood, their bright sides are painted with pious slogans, in Haitian French, that read like prayers the vessels won’t sink: Confiance en Dieu, Christ Capable, Samuel 7:12 (which ends, “Thus far the Lord has helped us”). The crafts are so loaded down with supplies and people that each wave looks like it may overtop them. But they’ve been carefully packed, and Read the full story

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