Haiti, an independent republic since 1804, is the oldest black republic in the world. It is located in the West Indies on the western third of the Island of Hispaniola, whic...
Republic of Haiti
FLAG: The upper half is blue, the lower half red.
ANTHEM: La Dessalinienne (Song of Dessalines).
MONETARY UNIT: ...
Haiti - Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(pronounced "zhuhn BARE-trahnd air-ess-TEED")
"Power no longer resides with the bayonet but instead with the pe...
The Republic of Haiti is a small, mountainous country on the western onethird of the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea. Haiti was originally the Arawak name for the island, meaning �...
POPULATION 7,063,722VODOUIST 80 percentCHRISTIAN (ROMAN CATHOLIC, PROTESTANT) 93 percentOTHER (JEWISH, SANTERIAN, RASTAFARIAN, MORMON) 7 percent
Haiti was once the first black independent republic in the world and the richest island in the Caribbean. Today Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and one of the poorest countries...