Haiti France Reparations Controversy

Haiti France Reparations Controversy

Haiti was forced to make massive reparations to French slaveholders in order to receive French recognition as an independent nation and end the Haiti's political and economic isolation.

These payments, an estimated $22 Billion, permanently affected Haiti's economy and wealth.

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Here is something interesting... Usually, in a war, the victor demands reparations or indemnities or tribute from the loser nation. But we all know that's not what happened to Haiti after she won his war of independence!

Read: After Haiti won its war of Independence, the looser got paid, the winner got screwed!

April 15 2019, an old medieval church burns down in France and, within 24 hours, nearly one billion dollars is collected for it's recovery. Haiti, an old French colony who was raped twice by her colonizer lies in wreck and still, the former slaves wait for a recovery!

Read: France's Debt to Haiti resurfaces after the Notre Dame Cathedral Paris Fire

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.

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

Haitien toujou ap di "Ipokrit yo sezi" men èske nou konnen kijan yo di "Ipokrit yo sezi" an Francais??? Hmmmm??? W-a sezi tande sa... Men Tradiksyon an pitit... LOL...

Read: Haiti Kreyol - Kijan yo di "Ipokrit Yo Sezi" an Francais? W-a sezi tande sa... LOL

Two Haitian employees of the Rivière-des-Prairies Hospital in Montreal sometimes talk to each other in Haitian Creole rather than exclusively in French. A complaint from another employee led to an intervention of the Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) -- Haitians in Montreal beware... French is the official language of the workplace, not Creole... LOL...

Read: A Creole conversation between two Hospital employees in Montreal triggers an Investigation

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