HAITI: Hard-Boiled

Citizens of Haiti who suspect that their newly elected President Eugene Roy is "a tool of Wall Street and Washington" had their worst fears confirmed last week when he began to act in a strange, un-Haitian fashion.

The day had come for observance of an old Haitian custom. A crowd gathered with itching palms before the Presidential Palace at Port-au-Prince. Tradition bade the President to appear, inquire whether his people had any grievance, listen to any complaints which might be made, and finally—this being the real point...

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