1776: 800 Haitian free men, aid the US win the Battle of Savannah against the British.
1803: After losing Haiti, France agreed to sell Louisiana and control of the Mississippi to the US for 14 cents an accre.
1806: Jefferson imposed an embargo on Haiti, cutting off trade with the country.
1862: Abraham Lincoln crecognized Haiti's independence.
1914: Under democratic president Woodrow Wilson, U.S. Marines stole Haiti’s gold reserve, worth $1.2 Billion today, and turned it over to First National City Bank in New York — now Citibank.
1915: President Woodrow Wilson ordered the U.S. Marines to invade Haiti to rewrite the Haitian constitution, which banned foreign ownership of land, and replace it with one that guaranteed American financial control.
1995: President Bill Clinton pressured Haiti to cut import tariffs on rice from 50% to 3%, to favor the exportation of subsidized rice from his home state, Arkansas.
1815: Haiti financed Simon Bolivar's quest to liberate Guyana, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, northern Peru, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Bolivia and the north-west Brazil from Spain.
1816: Haiti financed Simon Bolivar's quest to liberate Guyana, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, northern Peru, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Bolivia and the north-west Brazil from Spain.
1816: Haiti repaired the ships of Mexican General Javier Mina y Larrea and provided soldiers for Mexico's independence from Spain.
1822: President Boyer agreed to send a cargo of 25 tons of coffee, one of the most important commodities of the time, to be sold on behalf of the Greek revolutionaries for the procurement of supplies; thus making Haiti the first country in the world to recognized Greece right to freedom, and the first one outside Europe to help the country of Socrates achieve self-determination.
1825: Over the course of nearly six generations, Haiti paid $21 Billion in reparation to France to stop its economic isolation from the world - plus 25% interest to France Banks.
2003: The French government helped to overthrow the Haitian government after they demanded repayment of the $21 Billion France had extorted.
1896: Haiti financed the army of Ethiopia and send soldiers to help defeat Italy in the battle of Adwa.
1937: Haiti was responsible for saving about 300 Jews, by issuing passports and visas to Austrian, Polish, German, Romanian and Czech escaping Nazi persecution - they became Haitian citizens.
1977: Haiti was one of three critical last countries to vote for Israel to become a nation on November 29th, 1947.
1950: Haiti was one of the first countries to assist South Korea with military and financial supports during the Korean War.
Hundreds of Haitian teachers, professors, engineers, and doctors went to Africa to plan the independence of Togo, Cameroun, Somalia, Tanzania (Tanganyika), Rwanda, Burundi and Congo.
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In compliance with international environmental standards, 509 SANITATION is established in Haiti to cover all services related to sanitation.
We will provide masks, bags and gloves for picking up litter and trash, as well as free refreshments for all workers. A signed waiver is required to participate.
Event may be cancelled in the event of rain. For more information, please contact us at 786-502-8071
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The Ultimate Green Team sponsored by Color of Hope took to the streets of Croix Des Bouquets to clean up."
Dieudonne Silvio takes a close look at the increasing garbage problem in Jacmel, Haiti.