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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 ...
The Nuncio reportedly refused, saying that the Red Cross would take care of their
evacuation. Taking the Colonel at his word, those who were inside the residence,
including Aristide, decided to leave. With Chavannes at the front of the line, ...
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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