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French President Hollande Makes Historic Visit to Former Colony Haiti

French President Francois Hollande visited Haiti Tuesday and pledged to help the impoverished Caribbean nation recover from the 2010 earthquake that left much of the island in ruins.  The trip is the first official state visit by a French president to Haiti, the former crown jewel of French colonialism until 1804, when it became the world's first independent black republic after a slave revolt.  But Haiti is now the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, due in part to...

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