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#1372: Haiti: poorest land....Stockdale responds to Bellegarde-Smith


> From: P D Bellegarde-Smith <pbs@csd.uwm.edu>
> There is a not so odd and interesting symmetry, in the subconscious 
> of
> many, between "the first black republic in the world," and "the 
> poorest
> country in the hemisphere [the world]." 
Do you really think that many people are CONSCIOUS of the fact that Haiti
is the first black republic in the world?  Most people I know (midwest
US) don't even know where Haiti IS without a refresher.