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After seeing the fragility of the troops, after the battle of Crête-à-Pierrot, a…

After seeing the fragility of the troops, after the battle of Crête-à-Pierrot, and letter correspondences with General Leclerc, who implied he would maintain liberty and equality for the population of the colony, General Christophe decided it would be better for the well-being of his people to submit to the...

24 April 1966, the President for life, François Duvalier hosted the emperor of E…

24 April 1966, the President for life, François Duvalier hosted the emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie I, a.k.a. King of Kings (and the Lion of Judas). During the visit, Duvalier awarded Haile Selassie the Necklace of the Order of Jean-Jacques Dessalines the Great, and the emperor, in turn, bestowed...

On 23 April 1876, he replaced Michel Domingue as the first president of the prov…

On 23 April 1876, he replaced Michel Domingue as the first president of the provisional government, before becoming President of Haiti non-provisionally on 17 July 1876. During Boisrond-Canal's administration, tensions in domestic politics and foreign affairs grew, particularly because of the differences between liberal and nationalist parties in Parliament....

On 23 April 1876, he replaced Michel Domingue as the first president of the prov…

On 23 April 1876, he replaced Michel Domingue as the first president of the provisional government, before becoming President of Haiti non-provisionally on 17 July 1876. During Boisrond-Canal's administration, tensions in domestic politics and foreign affairs grew, particularly because of the differences between liberal and nationalist parties in Parliament....

Oswald Durand was born in Cap-Haitian on September 17, 1840, he was a poet and a…

Oswald Durand was born in Cap-Haitian on September 17, 1840, he was a poet and a politician. He was a writer of French and Creole expression, considered as the national poet of Haiti. In 1842 an earthquake devastated the city, which made him an orphan when he was nearly...

François Duvalier, also known as Papa Doc, was the President of Haiti from 1957 …

François Duvalier, also known as Papa Doc, was the President of Haiti from 1957 to 1971. He was elected president in 1957 under a populist and black nationalist platform. Afterwards, he consolidated his power and declared himself President for Life after another questionable election, he remained in power until...

Haitian-American Millennials Summit 2019

Miami, FL ---Avanse Ansanm (Haitian Creole: Moving Forward, Together) is hosting a 1-day Haitian-American Millennials Summit at Miami-Dade College’s North Campus Science Complex on Saturday, April 27, 2019 titled Kiyes Ou Ye (Who are You): Culture, Community & Connections. The summit will address relevant topics in the United States...