The world's first successful slave revolt led to Haiti's establishment as Latin America's first independent republic in the dawn of the 19th century. Today, the country is recovering from a devastating 2010 earthquake and is the poorest in the Western Hemisphere. But the recent discovery of massive oil deposits has opened up the possibility of a new economic future for Haiti.
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