A Serious Medical Concern

A Serious Medical Concern

From November 16, 2021 Yesterday, I drove Dr. Stéphanie to the Jerusalem Medical Clinic to pick up the results of the lab tests for Bency and Moïse. Bency’s problem was minor and easily treated with medication. The tests revealed that Moïse has a serious red blood cell disease known as Sickle Cell Anemia. It is part of an inherited group…

Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs

From November 15, 2021 Before the fuel shortage the price for a truck-load of water was 2,250 gourdes (about $22); now the price is 5,000 gourdes ($50). This is just a simple example of the skyrocketing increase in the price of virtually everything in Haiti.While prices were going up, part of the school wall was coming down.

Curtailed Flights to Haiti

Curtailed Flights to Haiti

From November 14, 2021 With the United States warning Americans to get out of Haiti and planes flying to Haiti emptyamid the country’s spike in kidnappings and gang-aggravated fuel crisis, American Airlines iscutting back service. The major U.S. carrier said that as of Monday it will no longer be operatingits three daily flights to Port-au-Prince, one from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood InternationalAirport…

This Is Real

This Is Real

From November 13, 2021 Yesterday, Stephanie and I had to go back downtown to what is known in English as the Ministryof Well Being. It is the first step on journey to marriage. As I’ve said countless time in 6 ½ years,nothing is easy in Haiti. To renew your auto registration each year could take 6 or 7 hours…unlessyou pay…