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Patrick Sylvain

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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

Patrick Sylvain on KCRW

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

'Haitian Politics' and Rejection of Wyclef Jean's Presidential Bid

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Will Design and Architecture Help Haiti Rise Again

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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.

Haiti's Troubled History, America's Role and Hope for the Future

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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