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planet money | How Haiti Was Forced To Pay Reparations For Freedom
While the U.S. officially left Haiti in 1934, it continued to control Haiti's public finances until 1947, siphoning around 40% of Haiti's national income to service debt repayments to the U.S. and France. Surrounded by French gunboats, a newly independent Haiti was forced to pay its slaveholders reparations. You read that correctly.
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Pourquoi Macron recule?
Emmanuel Macron s'est plongé pendant 24 heures dans la poudrière calédonienne. « Je ne passerai pas en force » a dit le chef de l'État, qui lance un nouveau processus de négociations et donne rendez-vous dans un mois. La réforme institutionnelle est-elle enterrée? Les violences vont-elles cesser après cette promesse présidentielle?
"to quantify the damages."
by Cat on Sun May 26th, 2024 at 11:20:59 AM EST
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