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At the end of 1986, I began hearing about the American Plan for Haiti. Aristide
talked about the American Plan, but I thought that that was just his way of defining
the whole range of U.S. policies toward Haiti. Then I noticed that people in the ...
Haiti, Verdieu said, was to reduce self-sufficient farming, thereby causing
peasants to migrate to Port-au-Prince, where they would provide a useful and
very cheap labor force to work in American assembly factories. Food aid would
be used to ...
One of his supporters in the Group of Fifty- seven laughed, and said, "The
American Plan." You'd see a white woman standing by as five Haitians fixed her
flat tire, and the conclusion was inescapable: the American Plan. It was funny, but
not to ...
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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