Haiti's President to Discuss Slavery Debt with French Leader

By Joe Colas (author)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's President Michel Martelly and his visiting French counterpart, Francois Hollande, on Tuesday planned to discuss, among other things, the issue of the French moral debt toward the Caribbean country, which became the first black independent republic in the world after defeating, more than 211 years ago, the army of the then French monarchy, which later imposed a heavy independence debt on the former colony.

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