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Damming the flood : Haiti and the politics of containment

  title={Damming the flood : Haiti and the politics of containment},
  author={Peter Hallward},
Formerly the most lucrative European colony in the Caribbean, Haiti has long been one of the most divided and impoverished countries in the world-a fact made clear by the disastrous effects of the earthquake in January 2010, which triggered another US military operation. Damming the Flood analyzes the American and French role in the violent overthrow of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in 2004. The suppression of the remarkable popular mobilization known as Lavalas, or the flood,A" was perhaps… Expand
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