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Safeguard to Democracy is Education

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Toussaint Louverture's "vision for Haiti projected a society embracing equal opportunity for all with

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Haitian Diaspora Casts Symbolic Votes for President

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November 29, 2010

Greater Boston is home to the third largest Haitian population in the UnitedStates, approximately 55,000 according to the Boston Globe. Known asthe Haitian Diaspora, native Haitians who live outside of their homelandhave been said to have fueled over half of Haiti's economy, even before theearthquake. As pillars of the economy, it is no wonder that many Haitiansabroad desire to vote in Haiti's elections, and a number of candidates havepromised them that privilege – while seeking their campaign contributions.Two articles in yesterday's Boston Globe report on symbolic elections thatreflect that desire.

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Boston Globe: Having their say in mock election – Haitian immigrants want do vote for leader

As the Haiti elections descended into angry claims of fraud yesterday, Patrick Legagneur presided over the kind of Election Day that he wished his earthquake-battered homeland could have had.

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