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The History of La Gonave

At the time of the arrival of the Spanish on the island of Hispaniola (the island now occupied by Haiti and the Dominican Republic), La Gonave was a paradise. The entire island was covered with vegetation which included many valuable tree species. It rained a lot and there were lots of birds. Mangrove thickets protected …

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The International Partnership for La Gonave

The International Partnership for La Gonave (IPLG) is an organization of people in Haiti and the U.S. who have made a long-term commitment to improving life on the island of La Gonave, Haiti, by sharing knowledge, talents and resources with one another. The overall┬ávision is to restore La Gonave to the environmental paradise that it …

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