Haiti is extremely stratified socially with a number of large families controlling most of the economy, and import-export.
At the time Latin America was composed only of colonies. We were up against the biggest army of the colonial world, the Napoleonic army. Haiti was ostracized for almost a century. Surviving in that international context is in itself a feat.
For two hundred years Haiti has been swimming upstream. We were the first country in which independence was won by a group of slaves - black slaves. Across the water, the country that had just achieved independence - the U.S. - still practiced slavery.
Haiti is closer to anarchy than it is to anything else.
I would want to make Radio Haiti as independent as possible, which means it can't be strictly commercial.
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