The neighborhood of Saint-James in Marigot where a number of houses belonging to foreigners were burned down by the French government in the aftermath of Hurricane Luis. From afar there are no traces left of the destruction.
Mr. Marcelin’s letter to his lawyers (back). October 31, 1995
Following Hurricane Luis, the houses of foreigners were burned by the French government and the Saint-Martin city hall. An investigation was led by a number of French activist organizations that led to lawsuits against the government and the town hall. December 7, 1995
Mr. Marcelin standing by his house that was burnt down by the French government on October 9, 1995. December 5, 1995
Following Hurricane Luis, the city hall of Saint-Martin and the French government illegally set a number of Haitian nationals’ homes on fire to make them leave the island. October 9, 1995