When an earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, the international community pledged billions of dollars toward recovery. Much of that aid never went to rebuilding Haiti — or even to the Haitian people. But Haiti’s instability goes back even further. In fact, it has a lot to do with outside political forces dating back to the country’s origin story as the world’s first Black republic.
Today, Episode 4 of “Line in the Land,” a podcast from Texas Public Radio and the Houston Chronicle. We’ll be back with Episode 5 next Tuesday. We’re airing an episode from “Line in the Land” every Tuesday through the end of August.
Read the full transcript here.
Host: Joey Palacios with Texas Public Radio and Elizabeth Trovall with the Houston Chronicle.
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