Haiti is the only country born of a slave rebellion. And over the island nation’s long history, its people have contended with poverty, dictatorship, and outside interference. In the aftermath of the tragic earthquake, we examine how Haiti’s history continues to influence its relationship with the outside world.

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  • Rene Aubourg Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Director of International Programs for the Center for Public Finance Research at the School of Public Affairs, American University
  • Joel Dreyfuss Managing Editor, TheRoot.com
  • Dan Erikson Now with the State Department

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