CAP-HAITIEN—For the first time in five years, Joa was finally sitting on a plane bound for Cap-Haitien. So eager was he to reach Haiti that as he sat on the plane, he began praying for it to go faster.
“The plane was not moving fast enough,” said Joa, who preferred not to give his full name out of fear of being targeted as a visitor. “When we finally landed, I thanked God.”
Despite the ongoing violence crisis in Haiti, many Haitians abroad still attend fèt chanpèt celebrations.
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