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Fire Ravages Haiti’s Historic Iron Market in Port-au-Prince

Haiti’s capital of Port au Prince suffered a blow to one of its iconic attractions this week as the city’s historic Marché en Fer—popularly known as Hyppolite Market or the Iron Market—was severely damaged in a late-night fire said to have started from nearby burning garbage.

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Haitian Chefs Craft Higher Profile for Country’s Cuisine

In a dining room in a wealthy district in the hills above Haiti’s capital, waiters in black outfits whisk plates of crunchy malanga fritters and creamy polenta to well-off locals and tourists. In the kitchen, the chef ladles glistening, fresh conch into a pot as his staff dice tomatoes and watercress.

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