Street music and voodoo art in Haiti

A year ago, a powerful earthquake brought death and destruction to poverty-stricken Caribbean country of Haiti, killing 230,000 people and leaving 1.5 million homeless.

Twelve months on, Mike Thomson from BBC Radio 4's Today programme returned there to meet a voodoo artist using the bones of earthquake victims in his work. But first, he witnessed the spectacle of a 'rara' street band winding its way through the streets of Port au Prince.

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WARNING: This slideshow contains images of human bones.

Photography and audio by Mike Thomson. Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 9 January 2011.

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