Sep 20, 2010

Governments that torment the people of Haiti

Suffocating the Poor: A Modern Parable

By Johann Hari

I want to tell you the story of how our governments have been torturing and tormenting an island in the Caribbean - but it is a much bigger story than that. It's a parable explaining one of the main reasons how and why, across the world, the poor are kept poor, so the rich can be kept rich. #

Possessing natural resources dooms regions of the world once the greedy raptor's eye is cast upon them. The good people of Haiti have suffered for years under the 'protective' tenets of the Monroe Doctrine. Here's the Haiti Independence Chart of January 1, 1804, in case you missed it. Brief chart details are included. Your insights are welcome.

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