Haiti is one of the two republics on the island of Hispaniola. The other is the Dominican Republic.
Hispaniola lies about 100 miles from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Haiti has an area of about 11,000 square miles and a population of about 8,400,000 which is about 95% black. You may get more information of this sort at www.haitifocus.com . The Dominican Republic is a bit larger and has a population which is about 3/4 Creole.
Haitians created the first black led republic in the word. It is the second republic created in the New World. Looking at Haiti's history it seems that from its inception until very recently that most leaders of the Western world have intended to crush it or to keep it well ground down.
Even recently it seems that the UN supported the US in depriving the people of Haiti of their most popular elected president.
The U S blockaded Haiti from the day it freed itself from its colonial masters.
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