The slum City Cité Soleil

The slum City Cité Soleil

Cité Soleil is a slum City near the Capital Port-au-Prince. it is one of the poorest cities in Haiti.

Cité Soleil was originally a shanty town. it has anywhere between 200,000 to 400,000 residents

The city became known in the summer of 1966, following a fire in the slum of La Saline. The first set of homes were built there but the area was known as Cité Simone

In 1972, yet another fire displace more people and they were moved to the Boston section of Cité Simone.

In 2007 the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was involved in several operation to get ride of the gangs

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