If I only knew then what Michael Deibert has now so clearly laid out in his book.
Notes from the Last Testament is an essential book for anyone seeking to understand Haiti in general and its upheavals of the last ten years in particular.
On 9 June, I was really surprised and amazed to receive a letter from the central and general services administrative director.
So often in Haiti the truth is hard to find. So many commentators and authors write from other countries never having experienced the things they write about. Read morePublished on April 30, 2013 by Elliott Tenpenny
This book is I think a naked partisan polemic
of little investigative or journalistic value. This
man will wind up somewhere else justified the
beating down of... Read more
Deibert exemplifies the kind of journalist who works tirelessly to end human suffering in whatever form it manifests. Read morePublished on October 3, 2011 by astrud
Written with clarity and style, this book is highly recommended for everyone interested in Haitian politics the last 20 years. Read morePublished on January 24, 2011 by kaliko
This book is indeed balanced and I wholeheartedly recommend it anyone who want to understand the complexities of H aitian political society. Read morePublished on March 25, 2010 by B. Simon
I bought this book hoping to better understand the Aristide era in Haiti. This account is poorly sourced, consistantly biased, and woefully lacking in evidence to support its... Read morePublished on July 12, 2008 by mattyd
The mainstream and alternative media in the US present a remarkably uniform picture of recent Haitian history, with former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide starring as a wildly... Read morePublished on May 6, 2007 by David L. Wilson
I am a Haitian, born and raised. I supported Jean-Bertrand Aristide. I fought for him. My family suffered. Some lost their lives. Read morePublished on March 22, 2007 by Richard Boncy
It is a disappointing book overall. Deibert tells only half of the story. He gives the impression that Aristide was no more popular when pushed out of office and that everybody in... Read morePublished on January 31, 2007 by N. Rossier