Haiti's isolated and forgotten village – in pictures

Children attend a class at the school at a Baptist church in Boucan Ferdinand.

By Andréas Martinez Casares, Reuters, Jan. 16, 2019

Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in south-east Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave. As well as health services or electricity, Boucan Ferdinand also lost its only road to the nearest town, Bois Negresse, in devastating floods in 2004. Some of its residents have left for the capital, Port-au-Prince, while others cling onto a precarious life. Many have crossed illegally into the more prosperous neighbouring Dominican Republic.

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