Monthly Archives: April 2011

Religion and Culture in Haiti

One of the biggest sources of misunderstanding and conflict between different countries is the lack of tolerance for certain cultural mores.  Normally, local cultural practices enrich the lives of native people and those who visit there.  But what about when … Continue reading

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Sweet Micky

The results are in.  Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly is the president-elect of Haiti.  He was the overwhelming choice of a youth-dominated Haitian populace (nearly half of its population is under the age of 18) in the recent run-off election.  Only … Continue reading

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A new “thanx” post is way overdue.  (I’ve heard your demands!)  This post ends the drought.  There has been no shortage of things to be thankful for – there never is – but there has been a shortage of time.  … Continue reading

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