Emmanuel Morel, a candidate for Florida’s 20th Congressional District, blames the United States, France and Canada for Haiti’s ongoing crises. During a candidate forum Tuesday, Morel said the three superpowers should cut ties with Haiti.
One reason Morel blames the U.S. is because the U.S. Marines took Haiti’s gold reserve in 1915. The gold was worth about $500,000, according to the U.S. Department of State. It was transported to First National City Bank in New York, now Citibank.
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