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Jacmel

(zhäk`mĕl), city (1989 est. pop. 217,000), S Haiti. About 25 mi (40 km) S of Port-au-Prince, Jacmel is an important port on the Caribbean Sea. The city was heavily damaged in the Jan., 2010, earthquake. The name is also spelled Jaquemel.
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After the Dance: A Walk through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti, by Edwidge Danticat (New York: Vintage, 2015, paper US$14.
45) Arriving in the Haitian port of Jacmel on 20 February 1806, Miranda spent nearly a month trying to recruit more seamen and waiting to be joined by another of Ogden's vessels, the Emperor, captained by Jacob Lewis, brother of the Leander's captain, Thomas Lewis.
The reversal of racial roles that Gellhorn supposedly experiences--in the non-white environment of Jacmel (Haiti) the white woman becomes black--falls prey to dangerous essentializations since the construction of blackness follows a different, albeit intimately connected, path to that of whiteness.
falciparum in Haiti was continuous during 2006-2009 by the Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections (GHESKIO) at 9 healthcare centers in the municipalities of Jeremie, Jacmel, Les Cayes, Miragoane, Cap-Haitien, Deschappelles, Port-au-Prince, Fort-Liberte, and Port-dePaix.
In a context of "natural" disasters recurring undermining recovery efforts in the country, the project aims to reduce disaster risks for rural and peri-urban populations in the municipality of Jacmel (Southeast department) by creating a part of the conditions for taking preventive measures through training and promotion of a local risk governance, and stimulating the other, a request for action by raising awareness of the population.
LOOK AND LEARN JM Henriquez School in Jacmel is a potent symbol of recovery
The March 23, 2010 Globe and Mail reported, "The mission took Its mobile air traffic control equipment with It, along with the heavy lift equipment it had temporarily Installed at the Jacmel port.
Pero no fue solo a Bolivar a quien Petion ayudaria, se dice que la bandera venezolana fue disenada cerca de la ciudad haitiana de Jacmel y que Francisco de Miranda la izo el 12 de marzo de 1812 a bordo de la embarcacion Leander en la bahia de aquella ciudad (3).
Focusing on the travelogue After the Dance, Forsdick argues that through writing her journey back to the island to experience Carnival in Jacmel Danticat occupies a unique perspective as the returning dyaspora, an outsider attempting re-entry to a culture in which she was once a native.
The first show for the Branford Marsalis Quartet will be Friday night in the coastal town of Jacmel.