About the Author
Legendary Agence France Press photographer THONY BELIZAIRE was honored at the first Biennale Internationale d’Art Contemporain de la Martinique as one of Latin America’s and the Caribbean’s greatest photographers. In July 2006, he won the United Nation Population Fund’s environmental photography competition. His photographs have been published widely in magazines, books and newspapers, where they often accompanied front-page coverage of news from Haiti. He passed away from cancer in Port-au-Prince on July 21, 2013.