Stories written by Jane Regan
Jane Regan is an investigative journalist, communications scholar and documentary filmmaker who has worked in Haiti for most of the past two decades and who now runs a multimedia newsroom in Somerville, Massachusetts. Her work has been featured by The Miami Herald, The Christian Science Monitor, IPS, Associated Press Television News, BBC, the Public Broadcasting System and numerous other outlets. | Web

CARIBBEAN: After 200 Years of Freedom, Haiti Searches for Itself

Two hundred years ago, on May 18, 1803, as the ex-slaves on the French island colony of Saint Domingue were delivering their final blows to Napoleon's invading army, General Jean Jacques Dessalines ripped the white middle out of the French tricolour and pieced together the blue and red to make the flag for what would soon be the world's first black republic.

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