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Haiti

a republic in the greater antilles in the west indies. Its capital is port-au-prince. With the dominican republic it forms the island of hispaniola - haiti occupying the western third and the dominican republic, the eastern two thirds. Haiti belonged to france from 1697 until its rule was challenged by slave insurrections from 1791. It became a republic in 1820. It was virtually an american protectorate from 1915 to 1934. It adopted its present constitution in 1964 and amended it in 1971. The name may represent either of two caribbean words, haiti, mountain land, or jhaiti, nest.


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The Fiber Disease

... in tropical and subtropical regions, and pythiosis has been reported from Thailand, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Haiti (75). The risk of this infection is high for those who are exposed to water in rice fields without wearing boots. Human disease due to P. insidiosum ...

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by hartuk
Thu Nov 09, 2006 9:58 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... the fishes - loven' those radioactive, cement boots. Screw em and if they don't believe in the Italian evil eye, then there are my friends from Haiti.... I wish to God they would just friggen' admit it, and let us deal with it, rather than say we are owners of vivid imaginations....how insulting... ...

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by Maggie Mae
Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:13 pm
 
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why do we classify people into races?

Let's remember, racism is a much bigger problem in single-race cultures than it is in inter-racial ones. In Haiti, for example, a country that is 99% black, people are racists against other blacks of lighter or darker complexion than others. We think of racism as being only ...

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by Ultrashogun
Tue May 23, 2006 12:04 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why do we classify people into races?
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why do we classify people into races?

Let's remember, racism is a much bigger problem in single-race cultures than it is in inter-racial ones. In Haiti, for example, a country that is 99% black, people are racists against other blacks of lighter or darker complexion than others. We think of racism as being only ...

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by mith
Mon May 22, 2006 4:58 pm
 
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Topic: why do we classify people into races?
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why do we classify people into races?

Let's remember, racism is a much bigger problem in single-race cultures than it is in inter-racial ones. In Haiti, for example, a country that is 99% black, people are racists against other blacks of lighter or darker complexion than others. We think of racism as being only between ...

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by alextemplet
Sat May 20, 2006 1:27 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why do we classify people into races?
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