Patrick Sylvain

Instructor of Haitian Language and Culture, Brown University

Guest

Writer, essayist and poet, and Instructor of Haitian Language and Culture at Brown University's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; author of the forthcoming book, Framing Violence within the Haitian Context

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Wyclef Jean  was born in Haiti, grew up in Brooklyn and became an international hip-hop star.

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The human disaster in Haiti is hard to describe: mass graves and street-corner cremations with piles of decaying bodies still growing in Port-au-Prince.

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