On Jan. 1, 1804, slaves in Haiti defeated the French and made Haiti the world’s first black republic. The country’s independence, which is celebrated on New Year’s Day, inspired other slave revolts.
On Jan. 1, 1804, slaves in Haiti defeated the French and made Haiti the world’s first black republic. The country’s independence, which is celebrated on New Year’s Day, inspired other slave revolts. MATIAS J. OCNER For the Miami Herald
On Jan. 1, 1804, slaves in Haiti defeated the French and made Haiti the world’s first black republic. The country’s independence, which is celebrated on New Year’s Day, inspired other slave revolts. MATIAS J. OCNER For the Miami Herald

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    Beauplan's commission recently released a 656-page report on the management of $2 billion in loans that Haiti received as part of Venezuela's PetroCaribe discounted oil program. The investigation accuses 15 former government officials, including two former prime ministers and current President Jovenel Moïse's chief of staff, of corruption and poor management.