Toussaint LOuverture


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Tous•saint L'Ou•ver•ture

(Fr. tuˈsɛ̃ lu vɛrˈtür)
n.
(Francis Dominique Toussaint) 1743–1803, Haitian military and political leader.
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Thomas found for example, that guides told the story of a New Orleans' slave named Toussaint without mentioning Toussaint Louverture, whose leadership in a slave revolution contributed to the establishment of the first free black nation in the Caribbean in 1804.
The same day, in the afternoon, Timothee was picked up in Port-au-Prince by a Police Nationale d'Haiti patrol as he was driving a car near the Toussaint Louverture International Airport.
The credit for discovering the typescript from which Toussaint Louverture was edited and published belongs to Christian Hogsbjerg.
Starting this December JetBlue will offer daily non-stop flights from New York's JFK Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Starting this December, JetBlue will offer daily non-stop flights from New York's JFK Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (a) -
JetBlue Airways on May 9 announced its intent to serve Port-au-Prince, Haiti with daily nonstop service from between New York City and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood to Toussaint Louverture Intl Airport (PAP) in the Haitian capital, JetBlue plans to offer one daily nonstop flight to New York's JFK and twice daily flights to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Intl Airport, subject to receipt of government operating authority.
Coffee and sugar made "Saint Domingue" the world's richest colony before Toussaint Louverture launched a guerrilla war to oust the French and gain independence in 1804, making Haiti the world's first black republic.
The scholarship that does exist focuses on class and race structures, resistance of the enslaved and marronage, economic and political forces, and Toussaint Louverture.
Kerry with the Toussaint Louverture Award for his steadfast support to the earthquake victims in the U.
Her chapter topics include Francisco de Miranda, Toussaint Louverture, and the pan-Atlantic sphere of liberation, the circulation of cultural capital, positioning South America from HMS Beagle, and migrations in terms of capital, culture, and revolution.