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The United Stated of America stole its land, exterminating the Native Americans (and buffalo), co-opted the name of the western hemisphere, and built its plantations and capitol building on backs of African slaves purchased from a rich French slave colony which the island of Hispaniola eventually became.
In 1804 the Haitian slaves rebelled, slaughtering every last slave owner in a single night using machetes and then successfully defeated contingents of French and British soldiers sent to put down the rebellion. This is the only successful slave rebellion in human history. The response of the USA was to set up a navel blockade and embargo against Haiti to force Haiti to pay 14 billion (2015) dollars in financial reparations to France for the loss of their slave trade colony(paid off around 1950) and has repeated militarily invaded Haiti to impose dictatorships, impose sanctions and depose/kidnap democratically elected leaders. Abolish the Monroe Doctrine/U.S. Emperialism Imperialism and Free Haiti!
'''1/12/2016: Today marks the 6 year anniversary of the Earthquake in Haiti. Most of the promised aid never materialized
10-4-2016: A '''Category 4 Hurricane''' has left a wide path of destruction across Haiti. More than 330 Haitians have lost their lives. Lines of communication are down. Electricity is out. Major bridges have been washed away by extensive flooding. 350,000 people are in need of assistance. The national election has been postponed. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Matthew]
 
10/10/2016: The hurricane death toll has topped 1,000. Haitian authorities have dug mass graves. U.N. officials state that more than a million people are in need of immediate need of humanitarian assistance. Up to 80% of Haiti's food crops have been destroyed in some areas. 60,000 Haitians are living in temporary shelters. As flood waters mix with raw sewage the current cholera epidemic,(already the worst in the world) ... is worsening.
*Democracy Now 10-7-2016: A '''Category 4 Hurricane''' has left a wide path of destruction across Haiti. More than 330 Haitians have lost their lives. Lines of communication are down. Electricity is out. Major bridges have been washed away by extensive flooding. 350,000 people are in need of assistance. The national election has been postponed. [http://www.democracynow.org/shows/2016/10/7?autostart=131.0#]
 
 
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