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place Notre-Dame, Port-de-Paix

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place Notre-Dame, Port-de-Paix

Here is a picture of place Notre-Dame located in the city of Port-de-Paix, Haiti

At one of the most northerly points in Haiti, Port-de-Paix is considered a drug smuggling center into Miami, Florida. The town is a commune said to be home to a quarter of a million people, and its chief exports used to be coffee and bananas. In its past, the commune was where the first black slave revolt took place in 1697, becoming a colonial capital for a time. Then, in 1902, the town was completely destroyed and its years of prosperity were over. Today, residents still rely on the farming of rice, coffee, tobacco, bananas and cacao, and they fish, but the site is now more commonly known for the drug trade.

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