Unformatted text preview: spectacle of himself internationally until he was eventually deposed and tried. Sadly, the nation hasn’t improved much since then , having political instability, high HIV/AIDS rate (about 11%) and being one of the poorest nations in the world. The whole country is a jungle, which has the potential of attracting hundreds of tourists. Diamonds are its main export, but the poor economic development prevents its full potential. If you want an idea of Bokassa’s regime, you can watch Echoes from a Somber Empire , made by Werner Herzog . The Central African flag...
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- Winter '09
- Central African Republic, Jean-Bedel Bokassa, Central African Empire, Col. Jean-Bédel Bokassa