A dried field in the hills of Concordia marks the destruction of Cité Popo that took place twenty five years ago.
Haitian Migrants Association, Marigot 2011
View of Concordia and Erased Popo
Cité Popo and the surrounding landscape, once it was erased. December 5, 1995
“Homeless” Camp in Concordia, Marigot
Tent village set up for the homeless that provided minimal services and shelter following Hurricane Luis
Emergency tent camp for displaced people
Emergency tent camps used to house people made homeless by Hurricane Luis and the destruction of Cité Popo.
Men Doing Laundry in Cité Popo, September 8, 1995
Woman with Buckets, Cité Popo
Buckets used for a leaky roof in Cité Popo, illustrating how badly damaged the structures were. September 9, 1995
Men Rebuilding Cité Popo
Using what materials were available, two residents of Cité Popo do what they can to rebuild their neighborhood after the damage done by Hurricane Luis. September 8, 1995
The border between the Dutch and the French side, French Quarter
The French and Dutch border is marked by flags, memorials, and signs. In virtue of the Concordia Treaty (1648), people move freely between the two countries.
Mr. Marcelin’s letter to his lawyers (back)
Mr. Marcelin’s letter to his lawyers (back). October 31, 1995