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Alex Kurtagic on Haiti

From the article “Haiti Must Not Be Rebuilt,” published January 25, 2010.

Since , there have been 32 coups d’etats, the forests have been destroyed, the population has exploded, and Haiti has come to rank near the bottom out of 179 countries in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index.

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Colonialism

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UN police missions

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Africa

Vetiver - What lies beneath.

Sometimes I wonder what is to become of us…

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