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Haiti is not a foreign poverished land on another planet. You can easily get there by either international plane or even a cruise just the same way you can get to maybe Jamaica/ Portugal
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What is Haiti?

Answer Haiti is a country on an island called Hispanola in the Caribbean. On the other half of the island, the Domincan Republic is established. But even though it's the same land- they are two different countries. If you ever go to Haiti, you will most likely hear people speak French and realize how bad the country suffered from lack of proper leadership. Untrustworthy presidents have sent the country to its doom but luckily, its' rich resources and sites are still there in the country to confirm the country's value.

Why is Haiti poor?

There has been considerable research over the past 10 years showing that there is a robust relationship between national IQ and economic productivity. The average according to Lynn & Vanhannen is 72, while the Dominican Republic is 84.

Information on Haiti?

Heres a site that will give all the information you need, I'm sure. It's called www.1227.com

What is the population of Haiti?

In 2008, World Development Indicators measured Haiti's populationat 9,780,064 people. After the January 12, 2010 earthquake that struck the nation,Haiti's population decreased by an estimated 200,000 who died. Anofficial post-earthquake population count has not been released.

What is the biome of Haiti?

Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests. This biome has a very limited distribution. It has low levels of precipitation and moderate temperature variability occurs.

What country is Haiti in?

Haiti is a country. It is not in any other country. It is on the island of Hispaniola. Also on that island is another country, Dominican Republic.

What is there to do in haiti?

There is so much to do in Haiti. The cultural sites aremagnificent. Ride a horse up to the Citadelle Laferriere, thelargest fortress in the Americas whom many consider to be the"Eighth Wonder of the World;" cool off in some of Haiti's hundredsof caves; attend the annual Port-au-Prince Jazz festival; vibe tothe music of the nightlife in Petionville; visit the private virginbeaches (Haiti sports the second longest coastline in the Caribbeandue to its horseshoe-like shape); attend the rhum agricole tastingsessions (made from pure sugarcane opposed to molasses like otherrums) at the world class Barbancourt distillery; attend CARNIVAL;watch an association football match at Sylvio Cator Stadium; wakeup to French baguettes and cheeses in the morning; try someauthentic Haitian cuisine (a Creole cuisine influenced with Africanculinary aesthetic, paired with a very French sophistication);enjoy variety of cold beverages, a "Prestige" lager beer, "Cremas"(a traditional creme liquor) or "Ti' Punch" (a cocktail alsoenjoyed in the rest of the French Caribbean); visit the colonialcity of Jacmel home to some of the beautiful old Frencharchitecture; buy some world-class naive art from a dealer; enjoy aYaquiba cigar (similar to a Cuban, but rarer to find); go on thecruise to Labadee (northern Haiti) to the Zipline & AerialAdventure Park; Waterskiing & Jetskiing in Montrouis; mountainbike riding in the hills in Leogane...and so much more. Also, humanitarian work can be done to help the people who arestill taken aback by the unfortunate devastating earthquake. Helpdonate some spare change to Haiti as well as clothes, food, canfood water and more if you can. GOD BLESS HAITI

Is Haiti in Europe?

No. Haiti is in the Caribbean Sea on the island of Hispanola. It shares the island with Dominican Republic.

What do they eat in Haiti?

The primary influence for the food in Haiti derives from French cuisine, and African cuisine, with notable derivatives from native Taíno and Spanish culinary technique. Though similar to other cooking styles in the region, it carries a uniqueness native only to the country and an appeal to many visitors to the island. Haitians often use peppers and other strong flavorings.

Pollution in Haiti?

Please write your question in a complete sentence, telling what you want to know ABOUT pollution in Haiti.

What are facts about Haiti?

Haiti buildinds were not safe enough or protectoble.Childrens parents died in the damaged, collapsed houses.Disaster earthquake happened on Tuesday 12th janurary 2009. People DIED PVER 150,000, INJURED.Haiti is a poor country and their government couldn't do anything for them even if they wanted to.People now a days all over the world are helping haiti.An amout of pupils in Bellahouston have raised 10,000 pounds for haiti. .

What is Haiti known for?

It was the first independent nation in the Caribbean the first post-colonial, independent, black-led country in the world, the only nation whose independence was gained as part of a successful slave rebellion, and the second independent nation in America after the United States . Haïti is the predominant Francophone nation in the Caribbean and one of only two in North America (along with Canada ) which designated French as its official language. Haiti is also world wide known for its art and the great VOODOO religion. Visit my website for more info. hello my name is ********* you will never know

What is GCOM Haiti?

GCOM is a Chrisitan Organization forms by Garry Destin, and 3 others Haitian friends to serve and help the Orphans of Haiti,and for further information you can visit their website http://www.gcomintl.org or email Garry at garry@gcomintl.org

What rhymes with Haiti?

Baity, batey, batie, baty, beatty, eighty, katey, kati, Katie, Katy, leighty, matey, patey, paty, platy, weighty, kuwaiti, and m-80 all rhyme with Haiti. Katie

What was Haiti colonized by?

Haiti was initially colonized by the Spanish then by the French, during which it was known as Saint-Domingue. The natives revolted in 1799, following the Americans' example and took the name Haiti.

What is The Region Of Haiti?

\n. \nHaiti is located in the caribbean.\nIt is south east of Cuba and north east of Jamaica,\nless than 700 miles from Florida/coast of the United States.\nHaiti is also known as the first country to abolish slavery in 1804.

Does Haiti have a mall?

well i have been there! they have stores just like a mall some are connected but most are not...

What are the religions of Haiti?

Haitians practice Catholicism and protestantism. In fact, in Haiti one is free to practice any religion one feels appealing. Some Haitians practice voodoo, but not openly. I would like to demystify the thoughts that all Haitians practice voodoo. That is not true at all. Just because some people believe in superstition does not mean they practice voodoo.

When was Haiti discovered?

Haiti was discovered by Christopher Columbus on December 5, 1492.It became the first permanaent settlement of the Americas byEuropeans. Columbus first named the island 'La Isla Espagnola'which means the "The Spanish Island". Hispaniola is what the wholeisland is called today and is made of of two countries; TheRepublic of Haiti on the western portion of the island and TheDominican Republic in the east. When it was discovered by the Spaniards, the first inhabitants werethe Taino natives. It was here where the "Barbeque" cooking wasfirst seen. The natives were eventually all killed by the by the1500's. This left the island occupied by the Spanish, whichneglected this western portion due to the many settlements ofFrench buccaneer pirates especially in Tortuga (island). Manydecades later, the Spanish decided that they could no longercontrol it and signed a Treaty of Ryswick with the French thatended up splitting the island into a 2:1 ratio, with the smallerarea going to the French. The latter became Haiti and the DominicanRepublic..

What does Haiti export?

Haiti's main exports are bauxite, cocoa, coffee, essential oils,light industrial manufacturing, mangoes, sisal, and sugar. Its maintrading partners are the USA and France.

Who was the liberator of Haiti?

Toussaint Louverture In January 1802 Leclerc arrived off Cap-Français. He had hoped to be received without hostilities, but his desires were thwarted as Gen. Henri Christophe, Toussaint's local commander, put the city to the torch and retreated inland. Thus began the true Haitian War of Independence. In spite of the presence in Leclerc's army of many http://wiki.answers.com/topic/hardened-2 veterans of European campaigns, Toussaint initially performed well against these forces. But the coastal centers soon fell to the French, often with the complicity of their garrison commanders. A notable exception was Gen. Jean Jacques Dessalines. His strong support allowed Toussaint to retire inland with the bulk of his army intact. Finally, at Crête-à-Pierrot in March 1802 Leclerc's regulars overwhelmed Toussaint's forces, which had been handpicked and were led by Dessalines. In the north Christophe had surrendered to the French. By May Toussaint and Dessalines had also capitulated. The end for Toussaint was fast approaching. Lured to Leclerc's headquarters by a dinner invitation, he was kidnaped and hustled aboard a waiting French warship; he died of cold and http://wiki.answers.com/topic/starvation in the fortress of http://wiki.answers.com/topic/doubs-river , high in the http://wiki.answers.com/topic/jura-mountains of eastern France, on April 7, 1803. In Haiti the revolt continued, and the following year Haiti proclaimed its independence

Is Haiti a colony?

Haiti was formerly a colony of France, but it is presently an independent (although impoverished) nation.

What can you do in haiti?

The best thing to do when you go to haiti is visit all the beautiful sites and taste their food. The elegant town called Jacmel has beautiful old palaces to visit while the Musee du Pantheon is a ancient museum in an old stunning mansion atop a hill. Les Cayes is a sea port & town with slopes that gently fall down onto beautiful white sandy beaches. Petionville is a wealthy upper class suburb located on northern hills. Cascade Bleu has cascading waterfalls and Etang Saumatre is great for viewing the country's plants. A wonderful restaurant to visit is La Souvenance. It's really a great country.

Who named Haiti?

Haiti is an adoption of it Taino name Ayiti (Land of high mountains). the Taino were the Native Americans that lived on hispaniola before colonization.

What was the impact on Haiti?

Haiti's impact is the people did not have enough of any thing not even medical help.Please try to donate and thank god this earthquake did not happen were you lives.Bless you!

What can you do for Haiti?

Beside from going to haiti and helping yourself, you could Donate to Oxfam or send aid boxes with basic medical equipment and food and water

Does Haiti have cars?

Yes, Haiti has cars. However, a great many of them were destroyed/damaged and were then abandoned. Others were stolen, or the owners were killed in the earthquake.

What is the impact of Haiti?

thousands of homes have been destroyed thousands have died and all the survivors have no place to stay and little supplies as well as medical help !! :) hope my answer helps u !!

What are the crops in Haiti?

The crops with the highest growth rate in Haiti are corn, sorghum, rice, and tuber plants such as sweet, brown, and red potatoes. Other crops grown throughout the country are coconuts , okra , peanuts , tomatoes , breadfruit , apricots, citrus fruit , avocados , pineapples , watermelons , almonds , and other legumes.

Who is in the Haiti song?

In the Haiti Single, Everybody Hurts, the singers, in order of appearance, are: Leona Lewis, Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey, Cheryl Cole, Mika, Michael Bublé, Joe McElderry, Miley Cyrus, James Blunt, Gary Barlow and Mark Owen of Take That, Jon Bon Jovi, James Morrison, Alexandra Burke, Susan Boyle, Aston Merrygold and Marvin Humes of JLS, Shane Filan and Mark Feehily of Westlife, Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams.

Who is in we are the world for Haiti?

Justin bieber,pink,Hannah Montana,rihhan,michale Jackson and his sister jent Jackson, Jones brothers and Richie and Wyclef Jean, Randy Phillips and Peter Tortorici; producers Humberto Gattica and usher. and more people.

How will Haiti be rebuilt?

haiti can be rebuilt with the use of donations . other countries can also send builders to rebuilt haiti. and haiti can get help from us the world, and we can all make a difference for haiti and other victums from hurricaine catriana.

Are there penguins in Haiti?

no i do not think there are any penguins in hati because #1 they probably don't have enough money for 1 penguin. #2 i think the climate there is way to warm.

What are the coins in Haiti?

Haiti has coins in centimes and gourdes, which is kind of like cents and dollars. There are 100 centimes in each gourdes.

Why was Haiti colonized?

Haiti was colonized by the people who colonized it for many reasons. Those reasons were the same as they always are, just as the reasons why people eat, or drink alcohol, or get married, or have children, or get divorced, or stab other people are. Sure, they vary in the details, on occasion, but you can look that up in academic libraries, if you really want to know the particulars as to why other people say Haiti was colonized. If you want the truest, most simple answer, it is this: because there are evil people who want everything they can get, especially at the expense of others (others= everyone else but themselves).

Is Haiti bilingual?

Yes the population speak both French and Creole( a language form by the mixture of Spanish , French , Native Indians, and Africans local languages), some part of the population also speak Spanish due to the Dominican rep. next door

Is Haiti a nation?

Yes, it is one of two nations that occupy the island of Hispaniola. The other is the Dominican Republic.

Can it hail in Haiti?

Hail is produced in the upper atmosphere, and it can be below freezing in the upper atmosphere anywhere in the world.

Who explored Haiti?

In the beginning, the island of Hispaniola (the island in which Haiti is located) was inhabited by the group of people who had migrated from Siberia that we refer to as Native Americans today. But in the 1400s, Christopher Columbus, (who landed in the Caribbean-not mainland America as most think he did) made the island known to the Old World.

What was Haiti destroyed by?

Haiti was destroyed by a devastating earthquake that killed almost half the population. A horrible event especially because Haiti has poor emergency crews.

How poor is Haiti and why?

Haiti, once, the richest colony in the world that provided theglobe with its sugar and coffee, became poor for many reasons. TheHaitian Revolution shocked the world; the first successful slaverebellion to govern a country. The rest of the world did not taketoo kindly to this and saw Haiti as a potential threat, especiallyconcerning the United States whom continued to utilize slavery andwere fearful of a slave revolt of their own. Haiti was embargoed bythe United States who collaborated with the very Latin Americannations Haiti helped revolutionize when Haiti's first PresidentAlexandre Petion armed revolutionary leader Simon Bolivar andfunded the Pan-Colombian war of independence as Haiti saw anyEuropean existing colonization in the hemisphere to be a perpetualthreat to their new-found existence. It also did not help thatFrance threatened to invade Haiti in 1825 with warships andreimpose slavery (even though it was made illegal in France) unlessHaiti paid 150 million francs ($21 billion today and was stillimposed right up until Haiti's earthquake) and trade under asignificant discount. There was also always tensions within two ofHaiti's social classes consisting of the mulattos (mixed race) andblacks that persisted throughout colonial times inducinggovernments to overthrow one another in a coup d'etats thatconsisted of dictators, making matters worse. Recently, the countryis stabilizing and attempting to move forward in hopes to becomesomewhat relevant again, how it used to be in the early 20thcentury when tourism was booming.