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Chavannes' movement, and twenty-eight were thrown into prison. Later, the
authorities attempted to sabotage the movement's credit system, which provided
loans to ti peyizan, or smallholding peasants, at rates they could afford.
"The Commander invites Chavannes Jean-Baptiste to appear at Army
headquarters upon receipt of this letter." Chavannes passed the letter around,
smiling drily. "I suppose I have to say yes to this charming invitation," he said. "I
guess I'll ...
Chavannes was sleeping on an iron cot next to him. The rain was coming down.
The Valium the sisters had given Aristide wasn't working well enough ; he dozed
and then awoke with a start. He kept seeing the smoke pouring from his church.
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The rainy season: Haiti since DuvalierUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This welcome interpretation of Haiti provides many insights into a country that few North Americans understand. Wilentz, a journalist, captures the complex cultural ambience and mystery of domestic ... Read full review