Titus, among all the injustices done to Haiti, you forget one...

Zandolit - February 25 2008, 3:11 AM

Titus, among all the injustices done to Haiti, you forget one, a disturbing one: NAVASA island.

On 18 Nov 1857 Capt. Peter Duncan claimed this islan for U.S and today it is administered by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service as wildlife refuge.

This island considered as "a marvel of biological treasures," is located 40 miles off Haiti's southwestern peninsula, and had been part of the country since its independence from France in 1804.
'In 1856, Congress passed the U.S. Guano Act, which allowed any uninhabited, guano-rich island to be claimed as a U.S. territory.

Captain Duncan did just that a year later, during the reign of Emperor Faustin Soulouque.

He sent an expedition to Navassa in 1858 to inform the guano-mining company that he objected to the U.S. claim.

Haiti sent an official protest to Washington, which supported the U.S. company.

In 1956, a resolution proposing that Haiti's claim to Navassa be respected was presented to the U.S. Congress.

That went nowhere, but Haiti was undeterred.

In 1989, the former military government dispatched radio amateurs there in an army helicopter.

They planted a Haitian flag in the ground and erected a pillar asserting Haitian sovereignty.

Then, for a couple of hours, they broadcast messages from``Radio Free Navassa.

Now you can clearly see why they have encouraged that cretin, a s s H o l e, Aristide to destroy the army, i suspected the army paid for sending their heicopter there to plant the haitian flag there.

They are afraid that our army may get there and claim the territory and expose tehir arbitrary claim on the island.

To read more on "Ile de la Navase" go here webster.edu/~corbetre/haiti/misctopic/navassa/navassa.htm

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