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Haiti’s History Revisited

Posted by on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Haiti’s Tragic History By ADAM HOCHSCHILD Published: December 29, 2011 For the better part of two centuries, outsiders have been offering explanations that range from racist to learned-sounding — the supposed inferiority of blacks, the heritage of slavery, overpopulation — for why Haiti remains the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. None of these work: […]