to wit - the local public school teachers have been on strike for 8 out of 11 days because of the politically influenced appointments of the new teachers, i.e. the teachers for the reigning political party are getting the good jobs and the ones from the other political parties are getting the shaft. at least enrollment is up at san francisco javier!
we haven't had water in the pipes for 2 months. they brought in the new pump, plugged it in, and promptly burned it out, so we're waiting on another pump.
fr murphy and i traveled to thomassique, haiti today to check on the new clinic that medical missionaries is building and he hit a bit of mud: