Strict Standards: Non-static method SPA_MatchesMapRegex::apply() should not be called statically in /home/content/01/9788101/html/www_fouye_com/spa/common/spa.katyegeneral.php on line 94

Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/content/01/9788101/html/www_fouye_com/spa/spa_messages/dbc.home.class.php on line 760

Warning: Illegal string offset 'name' in /home/content/01/9788101/html/www_fouye_com/spa/spa_messages/dbc.home.class.php on line 968
Haitians see pride hope and hero in Obama

Haitians see pride hope and hero in Obama

By: Fouye (replying to topic) - August 1 2008, 6:39 PM

"Many Haitians believe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, if he becomes the first black U.S. president, could open a new chapter and help their unstable and impoverished Caribbean homeland.

Obama's candidacy has awakened a greater interest than any previous U.S. presidential race in Haiti, where rebel slaves defeated Napoleon Bonaparte's French army to claim independence in 1804 as the world's first black-ruled independent republic.

Many Haitians say they view Obama as an inspiration and a source of pride for black people around the world, and many view him as a kindred spirit."

This is a clip of a Reuters Article written by Joseph Guyler Delva, read the entire article at


<Prev (   < 2 of 2   >)   Next >
Back to Comments List

Read the topic:

One Haitian Donates 18.04 To Barack Obama!

Woodring Saint Preux encourages all Haitians to donate $18.04 to the Barack Obama Campaign "If each and every Haitian... [more]