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Haiti is not in debt, Haiti is a creditor, it is France which owes Haiti money

France has probably never forgiven Haiti for the tens of thousands of slaves who rose up in the armed uprising that led to history's first abolition of slavery resulting in the loss of revenue from its slave system and thousands of destroyed sugar and coffee plantations.

Statue of Toussaint Louverture unveiled at La Rochelle France

A new statue of Haitian revolutionary leader Toussaint Louverture has been erected in La Rochelle France, an old slave-trade town, in the courtyard musée du Nouveau Monde de La Rochelle (Hotel Fleuriau)...

France to Cancel Haiti's Debt, President Francois Hollande said

President Francois Hollande announced Sunday, during the official unveiling of the Memorial ACTe in Point-A-Pitre, Guadeloupe, that France will cancel all of Haiti's debt...

French-Haitian man Arrested in Connection to Charlie Hebdo Massacre

Fritz-Joly Joachin, a French citizen of Haitian origin, has been arrested in connection to the Charlie Hebdo Massace... According to news reports, Joachin was was in contact with one of the Charlie Hebdo killers before the massacre...

40 Acres and a Mule for each Haitian Family of Ex-Slaves LOL...

In January 1865 U.S. Civil War General William Sherman ordered that former slaves be given 40 acres and a mule for each family... How did this end up in an article about France being sued over slavery in Haiti?

Haitian Creole Vs. French - One makes you smile, one gives you an attitude problem

There is a HUGE difference between Haitian Creole and Le Francais (French)... The Haitian Creole language is the language of SMILES... You smile when you are speaking Creole... French, on the other hand, is the language of ATTITUDE.

$21 billion lawsuit for Slavery in Haiti to be Filed Against France

A racism watchdog group in France announced Friday it will file a legal suit against the Caisse des Depots (CDC) bank over its role in the slave trade in Haiti... French President Francois Hollande says "What has been, has been"