Review: “Machann Fig La” (Fig Lady) – a Film from Haiti


The Toronto-based Caribbean Tales International Film Festival (CTFF)l is back and will be coming to those lucky Canadians this month (September 4 – 20). In a press release, CTFF notes: Twenty-one filmmakers will take part in the Tenth Annual Caribbean Tales Market Incubator (CTI) in partnership with The Caribbean Development Bank, Ontario Creates and Telefilm Canada, and with support from the National Film & Video … More Review: “Machann Fig La” (Fig Lady) – a Film from Haiti

Haiti: Five Years After the Earthquake


I am reproducing below a blog post from Cordaid, one of the largest NGOs in the Netherlands. You can read more about Cordaid’s work here: https://www.cordaid.org/en/about-us/mission/how-we-work/  As the article suggests, Haiti still faces many challenges. On the eve of the anniversary, it is embroiled in a complex political situation that I hope will soon be resolved. … More Haiti: Five Years After the Earthquake