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Definition funny of Haiti:
located on the island of hispaniola next to the dominican republic. French and haitian creole are the most spoken languages there. Not only black people live there. there are people of different shades there too.
Haiti is a beautiful country, but has lots of political problems.
country next to the dominican republic, and island, french speaking, black people.
A country located in the Caribbean. It shares the Island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. It has been having many problems in its economy due to its numerous ruthless and selfish dictators. It's been in a state of civil unrest for years. It is also the first black nation to win it's independence in the Americas.
Trudy: Did you know Haiti used to be called the "Jewel of the Caribbean"? Judy: Really? I heard that it used to be populated by the Taïno indians until the whites, spanish, and french brought African slaves into the country for sugarcane plantations. Trudy: That is true. and ever since then, the slaves revolted with Toussaint Louverture and won their independence. I don't think those whites, spaniards, and french ever forgave them. Judy: Oh yeah. Since then, the Haitians have been paying for their independence. They have a long way to go until they're stable.
The best example of what happens when blacks control a country's destiny. Prior to 1804 Haiti was the prize possession of the French in the New World. It generated so much wealth for them that they called it the "Jewel of the Carribean". After the massacre of every white man, woman and child on the island, it became the first black-ruled country in the western hemisphere. Since that day, Haiti has been mired in corruption, violence, poverty and AIDS, much like many other African countries.
Songs about Haiti:
We Are the World 25 for Haiti by Artists for Haiti from the Album We Are the World 25 for Haiti - Single
Haiti by Arcade Fire from the Album Funeral
My City Of Ruins (Benefiting Artists For Peace And Justice Haiti Relief) [Live From The Kennedy Center Honors]... by Eddie Vedder from the Album My City Of Ruins / My Father's House (Live) (Benefiting Artists For Peace And Justice Haiti Relief)
Don't Be a Playa, Haiti by Rucka Rucka Ali from the Album Don't Be a Playa, Haiti
I Left My Hat In Haiti by Billy Eckstine from the Album Everything I Have Is Yours / The Best Of The MGM Years
Haïti pap kraze by T-Vice from the Album Intégral
Living the Good Life (feat. Chinx Drugz, Hollywood Haiti & Tl Cross) [Explicit] by Zak1 from the Album Living the Good Life (feat. Chinx Drugz, Hollywood Haiti & Tl Cross) [Explicit]
Books about Haiti:
Haiti: The Aftershocks of History by Laurent Dubois (Jan 8, 2013)
Haiti After the Earthquake by Paul Farmer (Jul 10, 2012)
Haiti: The Tumultuous History - From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation by Philippe Girard (Sep 14, 2010)
Haiti Childhood Memories and Earthquake by Jeanine Compas (Jul 25, 2012)
Haiti: The Duvaliers & Their Legacy by Elizabeth Abbott (Jan 15, 1991)
Haiti: The God of Tough Places, the Lord of Burnt Men by Richard Frechette (Mar 5, 2012)
Haiti: Trapped in the Outer Periphery by Robert Fatton Jr. (Jan 10, 2014)
Movies about Haiti:
Haiti: My House In Haiti 2011 NR CC - Runtime: 8 mins Directed by: New Dimension Media
Must See Places of the World: Mystic Lands: Anasazi, Haiti 2010 NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 15 mins Starring: Edward James Olmos Directed by: Reader's Digest
Globe Trekker: Cuba & Haiti 2009 NR - Runtime: 50 mins Starring: Ian Wright Directed by: Ian Cross
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweetathon For Haiti 2010 NR - Runtime: 32 mins Directed by: Mike Rosenstein
Haiti Untold 2013 NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 15 mins Starring: Sean Penn and Donna Karan Directed by: Dan Shannon and Isabelle Depelteau
Building Haiti 2013 NR - Runtime: 28 mins Directed by: Unavailable
Laviche A Crisis For The Poor In Haiti 2008 NR - Runtime: 28 mins Directed by: Jean-Rene Rinvil