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Also, people are not often aware of the way the United States' policies influence what happens in places like Haiti or El Salvador or Nicaragua. Or in Columbia right now. Edwidge Danticat
[ Also Aware Columbia El Haiti Happens Influence Nicaragua Now Often Places Policies Right Salvador States United Way]
What happened to Haiti is a threat that could happen anywhere in the Caribbean to these island nations, you know, because of global warming, because of climate change and all this. Danny Glover
[ Anywhere Because Caribbean Change Climate Could Global Haiti Happen Happened Island Know Nations These Threat Warming]
My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office. Ralph Allen
[ Any Apart Arts Care Concern Did Drawing Especially Father First Haitian Knowledge Office Paintings Saw Take]
You know, we do not want the militarization of Haiti. We do not see a Haitian as a protectorate where it relinquishes its own sovereignty. Danny Glover
[ Haiti Haitian Know Own See Sovereignty Want Where]
While Haiti has recently celebrated more than 200 years of independence from French colonial rule, the citizens of the island remain vulnerable to poverty, poor health, and political chaos. Eliot Engel
[ Celebrated Chaos Citizens Colonial French Haiti Health Independence Island More Political Poor Poverty Recently Remain Rule Than Vulnerable While Years]
As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death. Jean-Bertrand Aristide
[ Best Buried Death Debris Deeply Feel Haiti Know Many Our Prevent Profoundly Remain Rescued Rubble Should Suffering Their Them Think Tons Trying Under Waiting]
We don't intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented. Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area, and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time, just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have room for another exhibit. Katherine Dunham
[ African Always American Another Appalachian Area Exhibit Had Haitian Hoped Indian Intend Just Keep Necessarily Oriented Originally Room Same Time Will]
Two hundred years ago, our precursors in Haiti struck a blow for freedom, which was heard around the world, and across centuries. Baldwin Spencer
[ Across Ago Around Blow Centuries Freedom Haiti Heard Hundred Our Precursors Struck Two Which World Years]
To start with, for example this year, 2004, is the bicentennial of Haitian independence. Edwidge Danticat
[ Example Haitian Independence Start Year]
In Haiti you had the Duvaliers for 29 years and they were very well supported by the United States. Edwidge Danticat
[ Had Haiti States Supported United Very Well Were Years]
Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets, some of the mountains, rivers, streams, etc. were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti. Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony, a real ceremony. Katherine Dunham
[ Also Before Camera Ceremony Etc Felt Haiti How Itself Mountains Our Photographed Real Rivers Saw Serious Some Streams Streets Talking Temple Then Voodoo Went Were]
The stakes are very high for us in Haiti. We have many important interests there. Perhaps the most important to me is our interest in the promotion of democracy in this hemisphere. Warren Christopher
[ Democracy Haiti Hemisphere High Important Interest Interests Many Most Our Perhaps Promotion Stakes Us Very]
I know the Haitian people because I am the Haitian people. Francois Duvalier
[ Am Because Haitian Know]
People think that there is a country there that these people are only around when they are on CNN. I don't think that's limited to Haiti. Edwidge Danticat
[ Around Cnn Country Haiti Limited Only These Think]
The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America. Al Sharpton
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We all would like to see a brighter future for Haiti, and I hope this conference will serve to explore many views. Respect for human rights, freedom, and the rule of law must be established in the poorest nation in our hemisphere. Eliot Engel
[ Brighter Conference Established Explore Freedom Future Haiti Hemisphere Hope Human Law Many Must Nation Our Poorest Respect Rights Rule See Serve Views Will Would]
And the fact that Haiti was occupied for 19 years by the United States, from 1915 to 1934. Edwidge Danticat
[ Fact Haiti Occupied States United Years]
The Haitian people are gentle and lovable except for their enormous and unconscious cruelty. Zora Neale Hurston
[ Cruelty Enormous Except Gentle Haitian Lovable Their Unconscious]
For the kind of thing that we were showing, the budget was sufficient. As we were speaking of in Haiti, we had not done that before in exactly this form and we had to have costumes for it. Katherine Dunham
[ Before Budget Costumes Done Exactly Form Had Haiti Kind Showing Speaking Sufficient Thing Were]
Napoleon had been fighting this army of slaves and free people in Haiti and it depleted his forces. And after the Revolution, when the French were driven out, they stopped and sold this big chunk of North America to the Americans for very little money. Edwidge Danticat
[ After America Americans Army Been Big Chunk Depleted Driven Fighting Forces Free French Had Haiti His Little Money Napoleon North Out Revolution Slaves Sold Stopped Very Were]
I will work to bring peace to everyone - whatever economic level - as long as you are Haitian. Jean-Bertrand Aristide
[ Bring Economic Everyone Haitian Level Long Peace Whatever Will Work]
On February 7, 2.2 million Haitians went to the polls and exercised their constitutional right to select a leader. They went by foot, by tap tap and other forms of transportation, traveling hours and standing in line for almost a day to get to their polling places. Mark Foley
[ Almost Constitutional Day Exercised February Foot Forms Get Haitians Hours Leader Line Million Other Places Polling Polls Right Select Standing Tap Their Transportation Traveling Went]
As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity. Jean-Bertrand Aristide
[ Any Concerned Country Dignity Far Haiti Help Join Leave Misery Moving Poverty Ready Rebuild Share Suffering Their Time Today Tomorrow]
This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity. Kendrick Meek
[ Along Also Basis Character Democracy During Election Haiti Haitian Hope Long Marks Moment Only Peace Prosperity Reconciliation Resolve Road Serves Significant Struggle Testament Their]
I never planned on doing a book about Paul Farmer or his organization. I met him in Haiti when I was on a magazine assignment. It's almost like his story sort of fell in my lap. Tracy Kidder
[ Almost Assignment Book Doing Farmer Fell Haiti Him His Lap Magazine Met Never Organization Paul Planned Sort Story]
Since I do not believe that there should be different recommendations for people living in the Bronx and people living in Manhattan, I am uncomfortable making different recommendations for my patients in Boston and in Haiti. Paul Farmer
[ Am Believe Boston Bronx Different Haiti Living Making Manhattan Patients Recommendations Should Since Uncomfortable]
Paul Farmer has helped to build amazing health care system in one of the poorest areas of Haiti. He founded Partners in Health, which serves the destitute and the sick in many parts of the world from Haiti to Boston and from Russia to Peru. Tracy Kidder
[ Amazing Areas Boston Build Care Destitute Farmer Founded Haiti Health Helped Many Partners Parts Paul Peru Poorest Russia Serves Sick System Which World]
The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti. Jean-Bertrand Aristide
[ Attain Black Blood Cannot Colombia Die Emerge Empower First Forefathers Haiti Helped Independence Independent Inspired Led Liberty Must Nation Once Our Rebuild Shed Solidarity Spirit States Their Today United Us Venezuela Wi]
Haiti looks like a bomb hit it. Jim Fowler
[ Bomb Haiti Hit Looks]
I think Haiti is a place that suffers so much from neglect that people only want to hear about it when It's at its extreme. And that's what they end up knowing about it. Edwidge Danticat
[ End Extreme Haiti Hear Knowing Much Neglect Only Place Suffers Think Up Want]
Without question, conditions in the Haiti are worse since Aristide's removal, and continue to deteriorate. Charles Rangel
[ Conditions Continue Deteriorate Haiti Question Removal Since Without Worse]
But I think it's very key that there's a plan for Haiti. And we have to begin to - as progressives and people who are concerned about Haiti and have been concerned about Haiti, we have to begin to build some sort of consensus, a movement around the Haiti that the Haitians envision. Danny Glover
[ Around Been Begin Build Concerned Consensus Envision Haiti Haitians Key Movement Plan Progressives Some Sort Think Very]
You know, I wish the world well. I want Iraq to have democracy and the Haitians to have democracy. I want the people of Afghanistan to thrive. Lord knows, we spend enough money there to help them. What about people at home? Isn't that our first responsibility? Barbara Boxer
[ Afghanistan Democracy Enough First Haitians Help Home Iraq Know Knows Lord Money Our Responsibility Spend Them Thrive Want Well Wish World]
It is the destiny of the people of Haiti to suffer. Jean Claude Duvalier
[ Destiny Haiti Suffer]
I've been impressed, over the last 15 years, with how often the somewhat conspiratorial comments of Haitian villagers have been proven to be correct when the historical record is probed carefully. Paul Farmer
[ Been Carefully Comments Conspiratorial Correct Haitian Historical How Impressed Last Often Over Proven Record Somewhat Years]
At the same time, it is obvious that clinicians in Haiti are faced with different, and, in fact, greater, challenges when attempting to treat complications of HIV disease. Paul Farmer
[ Attempting Challenges Complications Different Disease Faced Fact Greater Haiti Hiv Obvious Same Time Treat]
Civil and political rights are critical, but not often the real problem for the destitute sick. My patients in Haiti can now vote but they can't get medical care or clean water. Paul Farmer
[ Care Civil Clean Critical Destitute Get Haiti Medical Now Often Patients Political Problem Real Rights Sick Vote Water]
We have problems which will be addressed by Haitians. Jean-Bertrand Aristide
[ Addressed Haitians Problems Which Will]