Haiti to rebuild quake-damaged National Palace

Haiti to rebuild quake-damaged National Palace

Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise has launched a project to rebuild the presidential palace, destroyed by a devastating earthquake in 2010. “For many, the post-earthquake reconstruction has not begun as long as the National Palace has not been...
In War and Peace: The Americas’ Broken Promises to Haiti

In War and Peace: The Americas’ Broken Promises to Haiti

By John Wesley Jeter There is a seamless historical continuity between the Great Liberator Simon Bolivar’s arrival in Haiti on this date 200 years ago and the United Nation’s acknowledgment last month that its peacekeeping forces were deeply involved in a cholera...
Don Gabriel García Moreno y Morán de Butrón

Don Gabriel García Moreno y Morán de Butrón

Don Gabriel García Moreno y Morán de Butrón, Duke of the Holy Faith (1821-1875), President of Ecuador, was a contemporary of Faustin I. He was a direct descendent of the first Conquerors and Spanish aristocracy arrived to South America in the 1500s to the Viceroyalty...
Le Baron de Vastey (French Edition)

Le Baron de Vastey (French Edition)

En 1768, Jean-Valentin Vastey, un jeune paysan normand, part tenter fortune à Saint-Domingue. C’est alors la colonie la plus juteuse du royaume. Et la chance lui sourit bientôt. Il épouse la fille d’un riche planteur. On la dira liée à la famille...