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Haiti’s Okap seeks to revive its hey-day as gang violence consumes Port-au-Prince

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2024
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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — They call it Okap, home to Haiti’s kings, emancipated slaves and revolutionaries. Sitting on the shimmering north coast, the city of Cap-Haïtien was abandoned as a capital during the waning years of the French colonial era and again when the Kingdom of Haiti fell after its king died by suicide and his teenage son was slain. It was once known as the Paris of the Antilles, and now it is on the brink of becoming what some say is Haiti’s de facto capital as Port-au-Prince crumbles under...

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