In central Port-au-Prince, more than 1,000 rioters looted homes and shops for whatever goods they could find.
Word quickly spread around Port-au-Prince: "The President is back."
Contrast that with the situation on the ground in Port-au-Prince.
Yes, there were gangs in Port-au-Prince fighting low-intensity turf wars in the slums.
If they were denied again, they would be back on the streets of Port-au-Prince, where their house lies in rubble.
Great fire at Port-au-Prince; 600 houses burnt and property to an immense amount destroyed.
The palace, like every other building in Port-au-Prince, consisted of one storey only.
She, too, was very successful, and was going home a full ship when she met the Port-au-Prince.
Janvier is a man who formerly lived in Port-au-Prince in the house where he was found.
I hear that they have been beaten badly near Port-au-Prince.
from Arawak haiti "land of mountains," and probably originally the name of the whole island.
Note: With its extremely low average income and literacy rate, Haiti is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.
Note: In 1957, François (“Papa Doc”) Duvalier established a dictatorship; at his death in 1971, he was succeeded by his son, Jean Claude (“Baby Doc”), who was finally overthrown in 1986. Since then the government has changed several times through military coups. In 1994, U.S. troops arrived in Haiti in an effort to restore democratic government, however, the political and economic future of Haiti remains uncertain.