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Haiti Should Not Provide State Funeral to Duvalier
Warped Lens

Haiti Should Not Provide State Funeral to Duvalier

By Garry Pierre-Pierre

On Saturday Haitians in the United States and in the homeland received news of the death of Jean-Claude Duvalier and shrugged collectively. The Duvalier years — from 1971 to 1986 — are ones that most Haitians would rather forget. Many of us moved away from Haiti and sought a better life anywhere, but our troubled homeland.

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Tropical Salt
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Tropical Salt

By Garry Pierre-Pierre

In 1994, Edwidge Armand, who was working in the financial sector in New York, began exploring the possibility of starting a business in Haiti. Armand had inherited some land in Grande Saline, a salt rich area in the Artibonite Valley, from his grandparents.

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