Cleve Felix


‘I met the house there, it’s an antique’, announces Cleve Felix, a native of St Joseph in his sixties,  as he sits on a bench across from his ornate turquoise home sharing in early evening conversation with friends. As a long-term renter, he admits he ‘cannot give a good report on the house’ like some of the village’s elders might – its age, previous residents, how it was constructed. But what he can recall is who built it: a ‘boss carpenter’ named Hector Adams. Though Mr Adams has long since passed, Cleve remembers him from his upbringing, seeing him working wooden

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Ti Kai Map

Nearby Ti Kais

  • Agatha Royer

  • Catherine Corbette

  • Sylavain ‘Watchie’ Parillon 

  • Sherman Ismael