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  1. Haiti » Intro - Haiti said, on June 12, 2008 at 6:48 am

    […] Why Haiti Must SucceedSt. Dominque, now called Haiti, was a French colony with 800 sugar plantations and 4,00000 slaves from Niger and Dahomey (now Benin) in West Africa. Haiti, the jewel of French colonies, accounting for 40% of French GDP in 1700s, … […]

  2. Giltedged said, on July 26, 2008 at 1:44 pm

    Haiti is the s*******t place on earth

  3. Anuraag Sanghi said, on July 27, 2008 at 1:14 pm

    Sir!

    The West has tried to ensure for the last 200 years that Haiti remains so! And that is the point of this post – which sadly, did not go through. I wonder why?

  4. […] Cuba, Haiti and the various Caribbean islands have been hit by poverty and Western intervention. Oil exploration has been negligible. These are promising exploration blocks. A joint venture between ONGC, Petrobras, and the various islands could kick-start oil exploration and production – which will change the future of the world. […]

  5. […] Cuban revolution began in Haiti more than 200 years ago – and Fidel Castro has but been one, in a long line of revolutionaries who tried to break free from […]

  6. […] Next stop, Haiti? […]

  7. […] its economy on the verge of being relegated to the Third World is a huge descent. Much like Spain after Haiti. In a 100 years after Haiti, Spain flamed out. By 1930, it was in the throes of a Civil War. And […]

  8. […] Britain today, a shell of its former self – with its manufacturing hollowed out, its agriculture in shambles, its economy on the verge of being relegated to the Third World is a huge descent. Much like Spain after Haiti. […]

  9. […] which wished to follow their independent future, like Haiti, Cuba, Granada have been made an example of by Britain and USA. For trying to make a country of themselves. A lot of such places would be […]

  10. […] for about a 100 years, Western literary field did not see too much action on the monster front. The main action was in Haiti, where zombies, the ex-murderers, the living dead became a part of the voodoo […]

  11. […] like Spain after Haiti. In a 100 years after Haiti, Spain flamed out. By 1930, it was in the throes of a Civil War. And in […]

  12. twf said, on December 3, 2009 at 5:40 pm

    Of interest — You can see a clip of Toussaint’s last moments in prison from the award-winning new short film “The Last Days of Toussaint L’Ouverture” at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2468184/ This film is the basis for a new feature (not with Danny Glover) that is in development.

  13. […] 1492: Christopher Columbus discovers the island.  Spaniards work native population to death in silver mines within 10 years’ time. […]


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