Books Come, Trees Go

Books Come, Trees Go

From May 29, 2022 On early Friday afternoon, around 2:00pm, Steph called me via WhatsApp video. She breathlessly told me that they were in the cyclone. She was on the upstairs back porch; she pointed the camera phone toward the yard. I could she it was windy and raining very hard. But a cyclone? She wasn’t sure. I wasn’t worried.

Medical Emergency

Medical Emergency

From May 25, 2022 I mentioned at the end of yesterday’s Journal. that Michel was sick as a result of eating some bad street food. While it was obvious he was pretty sick, the consensus was it would pass in due course. He spent most of the day in the clinic, resting on an exam table. By late afternoon, the…

Staff Raises

Staff Raises

From May 24, 2022 Thanks to a generous donation from husband and wife journal readers, payday on June 1st will be a happy day for 36 members of the staff. Each received a raise in the range of $20 to $30 per month. A few of our staff are only paid $130 a month. With the dramatic increase in the…

The Torment of Hispaniola

The Torment of Hispaniola

From May 21, 2022 The Caribbean Island of Hispaniola is shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Haiti was controlledby the French, while the Dominican Republic was controlled by the Spanish. Both the French and theSpanish used extreme violence to control the natives living on the island when they seized and occupiedthe land. Both nations inflicted harsh injuries on the…