Valerie Baeriswyl

Location: Haïti
Nationality: Suisse
Biography: Valérie Baeriswyl (35) is vegetarian, outspoken and is especially entertaining when speaking English with her thick French accent. She is also a Swiss photographer who studied photojournalism in Paris, currently based between Haiti and... read on
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Updated: 12/08/16

This serie "Tents,in the camps of Anse-a-Pitres", a city on the boarder of Dominican Republic and Haiti, is here to highlight the precarious conditions of living, these people have to endure after being expelled from the Dominican Republic.

They try to survive in the middle of the cactus, the dirt, with almost nothing. The are very smart, creative and build “temporary” homes.

This has been lasting since June 2015. Hundreds of Haitian people who had to leave the Dominican Republic have had to settle there. The authorities of this city, have no budget and can do absolutely nothing.

For months they have been thousands of Haitian people expelled from the Dominican Republic, which is right now the biggest immigration crisis in the Caribbean.


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Fête des Rois

By Valerie Baeriswyl — Voodoo Every year on January 6th took place " La fête des rois " in Gonaïves, on the West side of Haiti. " Lakou Badjo and Lakou Soukri " were..

Transition in Sao Paulo

By Valerie Baeriswyl — A beggin project about transgender, transition. Sao Paolo, 2016


By Valerie Baeriswyl — This series Inside is here to highlight the precarious conditions of living, these people have to endure after being expelled from the Dominican..


By Valerie Baeriswyl — Beautiful meetings

Festival Quatre Chemins (13ed)

By Valerie Baeriswyl — 21 novembre - 3 décembre, Port-au-Prince, 13 éd du Festival Quatre Chemins

Jérémie et Bonbon - élections

By Valerie Baeriswyl — Cover of the presidential and legislative elections of 20 November 2016 in Jérémie and Bonbon, communes of the department of Grande Anse, south of..


By Valerie Baeriswyl — Abricots Abricots (Abriko en créole) est une commune de la République d'Haïti, située dans le département de Grand'Anse. La commune est..


By Valerie Baeriswyl — A serie at the Rivière Massacre at the bordes between Haïti and Republic dominican. 


By Valerie Baeriswyl — Importation In Malpasse (on the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic),  the massive import of the dominican products towards Haiti..

Hôpital général

By Valerie Baeriswyl — Hôpital général General Hospital is also University Hospital is currently in transition. A building next to the current site began, in..


By Valerie Baeriswyl — A return of the other side (synopsis) This reportage was carried out in the camps of Anse-à-Pitres, Haiti border town and close to the Dominican..
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