Haitian Firefighters

Land in Haiti - 2 chunks of downtown Port-au-Prince taken over by government for public use (eminent domain)

The Haitian government had decided it's time to enlarge the State University Hospital of Port-au-Prince (l'Hopital de l'Université d'Etat d'Haiti - HUEH) and construct a new building for the Haitian firefighters. To do that, 2 chunks of downtown Port-au-Prince have been taken over for public use (utilité publique).

FLASH: Haiti - Big Fire breaks out at Marche Croix-des-Bossales in Port-au-Prince

Port-au-Prince Haiti -- A big fire broke out at marché de la Croix-des-Bossales in downtown Port-au-Prince Sunday... The fire wiped out the area where used clothing (pèpè) section of the marketplace.