Haitian Revolution. First black republic, first independent nation in Latin America, and first nation to receive its independence with a successful slave revolt. #Ayiti

Haitian Revolution. First black republic, first independent nation in Latin America, and first nation to receive its independence with a successful slave revolt. #Ayiti

Haiti government swearing in ceremony 19th January 2015

Haiti's new 'consensus' government sworn in

Haitian and Dominican merchants warned Sunday that the Haiti government ban by land on 23 Dominican products staring October 1 could lead to famine in Haitian villages and towns near the border, EF...

Haitian and Dominican merchants warned Sunday that the Haiti government ban by land on 23 Dominican products staring October 1 could lead to famine in Haitian villages and towns near the border, EF...

Haiti's coat of arms. "L'union fait la force" - Unity makes strength.

Coat of Arms of Haiti

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.

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.

Maybe that's why we overthrew their first elected government in 100+ years... he wanted some of this for the Haitians?

Maybe that's why we overthrew their first elected government in 100+ years... he wanted some of this for the Haitians?

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

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

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