Pat Robertson: Haiti ' cursed ' by pact with devil.

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1Pat Robertson : Haiti ' cursed ' by pact with devil .
2Evangelical broadcaster Pat Robertson says Haiti has been `` cursed '' because of what he called a `` pact with the devil '' in its history .
3His spokesman said the Wednesday comments were based on Voodoo rituals carried out before a slave rebellion against French colonists in 1791 .
4Spokesman Chris Roslan says Robertson never stated that Tuesday 's earthquake was God 's wrath .
5He says Robertson 's Operation Blessing group is sending millions of dollars in medication and relief workers to the country .
6Robertson has angered opponents many times before with comments on current events and criticism of other faiths .
7He once said American agents should assassinate Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and said Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon 's stroke was divine retribution for withdrawing from the Gaza Strip .