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    Haiti

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    Haiti was once the first black independent republic in the world and the richest island in the Caribbean. Today Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and one of the poorest countries in the world. What could have happened to Haiti in almost two hundred years of history? The country experienced repeated civil war and foreign intervention. Haiti is not isolated from the international world. Thus, it was not out of concern for ordinary Haitians that the United States intervened in

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    the most traveled to place in the world. One of these islands in the Caribbean Sea is the island of Hispano, which is both the countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. This country has a recorded history of about 552 years. They also have special culture. The general facts, past history, and culture all effect the ways of this country. The country of Haiti is located in the Caribbean Sea, which is just south of the Gulf of Mexico. The Caribbean Sea is home to a lot of the world’s island. The

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    haiti

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    Haiti, a small island near the Caribbean was stumbled upon by Christopher Columbus in December of 1492 he referred to the island as “La Isla Espanola” (History of Haiti). However, Arawak Indians who called the island “Hayti” inhabited the Island. In the early years of Haiti the Spanish, Britain, and France were fighting for it for new territory. Towards the 17th century, the native Indians became extinct and the French ruled the Island. Once under the French regulation they decided to use the

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    Haiti

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    In an attempt to remove all foreign influence from the country, Duvalier exiled all of Haiti's foreign-born bishops. This got him excommunicated from the Catholic Church. All his actions changed the status-quo in Haiti; Francois Duvalier exercised all power in Haiti. Duvalier suffered a heart attack in 59, he was unconscious for nine hours; it is believed that he suffered neurological damage while unconscious that affected his mental health.] power was left in the hands of Clément Barbot, leader

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    Haiti

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    Revolution. Works Cited Girard, Philippe R. "The Pearl of the Caribbean." Haiti: The Tumultuous History--from Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Print. Dubois, Laurent. "Unknown Chapter." Haiti: The Aftershocks of History. New York: Metropolitan, 2012. Print. Nicholls, David. "Introduction." Introduction. From Dessalines to Duvalier: Race, Colour and National Independence in Haiti. N.p.: n.p., n.d. 19-27. Print.

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    Haiti When it comes to culture, I believe it is the characteristics of a person, or a group that makes them unique. Everyone is somehow different and not everyone has the same beliefs. “Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, encompassing language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts.” (Kim Ann Zimmermann, Live Science 2017) The Republic of Haiti declared its independence against France on 1 January 1804. The country is located in the Caribbean

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    The Probelms with Haiti

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    Haiti has delt with many hardships since they decolonized from France. It began slowly, using its natural resources to try and resurect itself. In the end all that they did was wind up in a further economic deficit, and are left with few resources. As the conditions in Haiti worsened, their education, economy and health care suffered, but this was only the beginning. In 2010 Haiti experienced a disasterous earthquake, because Haiti was already in debt they did not have the money to help their citizens

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    Haiti Reflection

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    When the Country Haiti comes to my mind the first thing that I think of is the Plantain because as a kid I always got it confused. Is it a banana or what? But now when I think of it I choose to be more in depth with my thinking. As I got older I would see people talk about Haiti and all that was imagined were slums, poverty, and shattered souls. I even adopted the idea that people would always leave Haiti, and also how no one goes back. After seeing the pictures in the video it really changed my

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    Reconstructing Haiti

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    After the initial chaos caused by the earthquake in Port-au-Prince, the international community needs to set priorities in the reconstruction of Haiti. The first step, that is already taking place, is to create emergency teams to rescue trapped people, clear debris and restore water and sanitation to prevent the spread of diseases. The second step should be focused on the alleviation of the country’s debt with international financial institutions and the promotion of direct access to credit. Only

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    Haiti at a Glance

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    Haiti was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492, he had given the island the name Hispaniola. The natives greeted Columbus with different offerings, not knowing he was taking land away from them for Spain. The natives of Hispaniola population had dropped Drastically from 400,000 to 60,000 because of the mortifying ecological, social, immunological, and political effects of the arrival of Spain. The Spanish control in Hispaniola was weakened because of pirate activity on the northern coast of

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