When the Heart Speaks

When the Heart Speaks

From October 6, 2022 Yesterday I was tied up in knots over my obsession with the Notre Dame Magazine essay and my paralyzing concern about its length, as well as worrying about the explosive situation in Haiti. This trip had gifted me with three extra days because I left Haiti earlier than scheduled because of security concerns. Suddenly, I felt…

A Humanitarian Nightmare

A Humanitarian Nightmare

From October 5, 2022 Haiti’s history gives little reason for optimism. Haiti is a failed state. There is no legitimategovernment, no judiciary, no parliament, and a weak police force incapable of stopping the gangsthat now rule over 60 per cent of the capital. All social services have been terminated. The people,especially the poor, are on their own.