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Haiti Overview

According to Digopaul, Haiti is located in the Caribbean and occupies one third of the island of Hispaniola (the rest of the island belongs to the Dominican Republic). When Christopher Columbus arrived on the island in 1492, the island of Hispaniola had a population of Arawak Indians, who within 25 years were virtually wiped out […]

Haiti Arts and Literature

Haiti Arts and Literature

Literature The Haitian literature was born at the same time that the country became independent in 1804, and the merit of it is mainly attributed to the playwrights Fligneau and Dupré. It was strongly influenced by French role models. Romance, Parnass and symbolism gained in Haiti’s representatives in the poets Oswald Durand, Justin Lhérisson and […]