Most Haitians refuse to talk about the issues that makes Haiti look bad in the eyes of the world

"Les linges sales se lavent en famille" (dirty linen should not not washed in public) How many times in the Haitian community do you hear people say that? It's their way of saying STOP talking about what makes me feel ashamed of myself and my country. But how will people know you're in pain if you don't scream???

PHOTO: Haiti Education - Look at the condition of public school classrooms in Aquin, Sud Haiti
PHOTO: Haiti Education - Look at the condition of public school classrooms in Aquin, Sud Haiti

While you want every Haitian who wish their lives were a little better to NOT talk about what makes you feel ashamed, that Haitian brother or sister is living in a condition that, unless he kicks and screams and exposes it for all of us, including the government and the world to see and do something about it, his situation will never change for the better.


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The reason is simple: Those whose job it is to change the standard of living and the quality of life of the Haitian people, they are hard of hearing. They can't hear anything except what's in their best interest unless Haitians scream from the top of their lungs.


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Sometimes you are living in hell and, because you keep your mouth shut and say nothing, the people whose job it is to come to your rescue do nothing because they think you are comfortable in your misery. This is especially true in third world countries like Haiti.


PHOTO: Haiti Education - What a Shame, this is a Public School in Aquin, Sud Haiti

Imagine that... A Haitian man exposes the terrible condition of the public schools in his neck of the woods hoping the Haitian government will do something about it. Read what another Haitian tells him to do:

"I understand that Haitian authorities do not do their jobs; however, this is not a reason to dirty the image of our country. when you publish ugly things about Haiti other nations will see it. "les linges sales se lavent en famille."

Nowadays, many Haitians use social media to get their S.O.S. messages out to the government. Is it wrong for a Haitian citizen to go on social media and say "Hey... We need help over here!"

What do you think about that?

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