Thursday, March 11, 2010

Haiti: Evening in Sou Piste

Haiti: Evening in Sou Piste, by Lisa Armstrong, for the Pulitzer Center, March 8, 2010 The people of Sou Piste do the same things here, in their new makeshift community, as they did in the places they lived before. As evening falls, girls fetch water, women cook beans and plantains and rice on outdoor fires, and boys use the last moments of light to fly their kites. Many of the 40,000 people living here moved to this old airport runway the night of the earthquake, after their homes were destroyed. More...

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