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Settled by different colonialists with different approaches on how to handle the plantation workers.

After the #Haitians led the slave revolt by #Toussaint, the French never got over getting their asses kicked and employed MOOTW against them for 2+ centuries.
How many third-world countries have you been to or lived in kohai?

Haiti was looted and crippled for 200+ years by as a result of France's vendetta.

With their superior firepower - the French were still crushed and the Haitians are still paying the price.
Are you familiar with pre-invasion Libya? Have you seen what it is like now? Similar dynamics.

I spent time in Haiti and went to school with them in Miami.

Most - not all but most Haitians - excelled academically while their parents each worked 2 or 3 jobs at once.
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OCHA is asking for $216 million to serve the “most vulnerable #Haitians”. We have a plan #UNOCHA. The #Haiti Community Foundation can help you... 1/
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Plan for $216 million for #humanitarian assistance.1st: we mobilize #local & regional #community organizations in the 10 departments & make sure to have an inclusive -non-political, list of those most affected, incl. those who often never get the #Aid.Local staff= lower #costs 2/
Plan 4 $216 million for #humanitarian assist.2: w/our humongous costs savings due 2 local #supplies & no expat consultants #costs- we’ll use local consultants,we’ll set up #agriculture #funds for each Departments 4 supplies, training & l-cost financing. #results: 🔝#production 3/
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Very much thankful and honored to have been awarded the 2018 Newspaper Spot News reporting award from @NYABJ for my reporting on #Haitian immigrants’ concerns about the loss of #TPS, which allowed immigrants to work and study legally in the U.S. nyabj.org/uncategorized/…
Winning story | #Haitians in U.S. under protected status worry for future here:
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