THE CABINET: Minister to Haiti

The island Republic of Haiti is mountainous, suited to guerrilla revolutions. It is tropical, suited to a lazy, roistering populace. Towering on bold Cap Haitien, the citadel La Ferrière (built under the lash of black King Henri Christophe, who reigned from 1811 to 1820) stands sole witness to the potentialities of organized, industrious Haiti citizens. Since the time of King Christophe, especially since 1915 when the U. S. assumed responsibility for quelling wholesale murders in Haiti, nothing, not even U. S. Marines, has made the Haitians a nation worthy of La Ferrière....

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