Haitian Hearts--Peoria to Port-au-Prince

john a carroll
Why Roofs Leak
Created 14 Oct 2021
  • The Compromised Catholic Diocese of Peoria--September 2, 2018
    08 Apr 2022
    The Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Peoria. (Photo by John Carroll) We have been lied to. The Catholic pew sitters at Mass on Sunday have been lied to by the Fathers of the Church....
  • Words Mean Nothing Now (Update–September 1, 2018)
    08 Apr 2022
    (Photo by John Carroll–August 31, 2018) (This post is dedicated to Dr. Jim and Jane Ebel.) “Structural determinants of health.” “Poor infrastructure.” “Structural violence.” “Neglected diseases.” “Cor...
  • Are Haitian Physicians Burned Out? August 8, 2018
    08 Apr 2022
    St. Catherine’s Hospital–Cite Soleil (Photo by John Carroll) Imagine you are a Haitian pediatrician working in the slum. And imagine that you are responsible for examining 10 patients per hour (or one...
    08 Apr 2022
    Photo by John Carroll. Tragedy in Haiti Well, we all got up today and found out that Haiti's President Jovenel Moise was assassinated early this morning in his home in the hills above Port au Prince. ...
  • Maternal Health Crisis in Haiti–Lack of Options--July 22, 2018
    08 Apr 2022
    Nadege delivered David totally alone right here on the floor of her shack in the hills overlooking Port-au-Prince. October 4, 2013 (Photo by John Carroll) “When there are so many problems to address a...
  • Dear America--July 12, 2018
    08 Apr 2022
    Port-au-Prince–Photo by Karen Bultje–July 6, 2018 July 12, 2018 Dear America, I am looking for one family in the United States who does not agree with President Trump regarding immigration, splitting ...
  • Donald and Breastfeeding--July 10, 2018
    08 Apr 2022
    Mother with Infant in Cite Soleil–(Photo by John Carroll) When the late Dr. Paul Blough retired from his private OB-Gyn practice in Peoria in the mid-80s, he moved to Haiti. And over the next couple o...
  • Mika’s Story--July 2, 2018
    08 Apr 2022
    Mika (Photo by Eric Behrens–2001) I heard someone banging on the metal guest house door in Port-au-Prince and I wandered over to see what was happening. Haitian nights are dark and this night was espe...
  • Cap Haitien’s Fire Department Has One More Ambulance than Peoria’s Fire Department--June 5, 2018
    07 Apr 2022
    Cap Haitien’s Fire Department (Photo by John Carroll–June 3, 2018) Cap Haitien is located on Haiti’s northern coast. It is Haiti’s second largest city with a metropolitan and surrounding area populati...
  • Garlic and Onions--June 4, 2018
    07 Apr 2022
    (Photo by John Carroll–June 4, 2018) This couple walked to clinic today. They have been married for six years and have created five children. The lovely lady came in with her left arm held up and her ...
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