(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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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.
Mission employees also enjoy reveling at Carnival in Jacmel, a tranquil southern artisan city known for its papier-mache masks, and spending long weekends at the beach enjoying the tropical breeze, fresh seafood and sweet rum punch.
After this study, Leogane was the epicentre of the January 2010 earthquake, and indigent patients had to travel hours to Port-au-Prince, Petit Goave or Jacmel to receive hospital care, though outpatient services overseen by the Haitian Ministry of Health did continue to be provided.