The international community is gaslighting Haiti, literally and figuratively. We all know it, and we all need to stop the pretenses if Haiti is to pick up where it left off in 1804 and achieve true liberation.
The gaslighting is real. Literally, the country is being set on fire by mobs angry at rising fuel prices, ironically enough, encouraged by gangs using revolution-era rhetoric to appeal to them. To get out of this one and stand tall against international pressures to get Haiti what it needs, we Haitians need to pull the wool from our eyes and call out the perpetrators.
Figuratively, the gaslighting is happening on all fronts, in Haiti and outside of it, with heavy injections from Haiti’s so-called friends.
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