GOVERNMENT: The current president of Haiti is Michel Martelly. This picture shows Michel hugging a local Haitian. Presidents in Haiti have one five-year term. Also, in order to be president you need to be 35, and you had to have lived in Haiti for five years before the election. Haiti's government is a democracy, just like the U.S.
Toussaint Louverture (1743 – 1803) Leader of the Haitian independence movement during the French Revolution, who emancipated the slaves and briefly established Haiti as a black-governed French protectorate. by eve