The New York Times Corrects Lousy Haiti Coverage in ... The New York Times
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long as I have been working on Haiti, I have been forced to respond to friends

and acquaintances who come up to me and ask, in true concern, “Why is Haiti

like that?” And for just as long, I’ve had to explain about the debt Haiti paid

to France over almost its entire history as a free republic, and how that

changed the course of Haitian history, destroyed the country’s young economy,

and put it for more than a century on a much weaker footing compared to the

rest of the countries of the...

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