Here is a picture of our elected president. Michel Martelly in his first visit in Washington DC. He met with U.S. Secretary Hillary Clinton and several U.S. authorities. I guess he will not meet the current president Barrach Obama until he becomes the official president of Haiti. Picture of Hillary Clinton welcomed Martelly as president as he visited Washington on Wednesday, photo by AFP and aljazeera.net
As history revealed, part of the reasons that caused Haiti not to be able to get its act in order after their independence is the position that the country found itself in relation to the rest of the world. From 1804 to 1862 the U.S. enforced a diplomatic and trade embargo against Haiti. Not only the new country of Haiti was under a diplomatic Embargo as well as a trade embargo, It had a debt to pay France a large sum of money
Here is a picture of the congresswoman Frederica Wilson from Florida elected to replace Congressman Meek.
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson visited Haiti on Saturday. She arrived in the middle of a debate over the future of the Haitian diaspora. The Haitian government was in the process of canging the constitution to allow dual citizenship
The US President has made some changes in the leadership team over haiti. Pamela Ann White has been nominated by President Barack Obama to become the new U.S. Ambassador to Haiti. If approved by the Senate, she will replace U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, Kenneth Merten.
Ms. Pamela Ann White, a career diplomat with more than 35 years public service experience mostly in Africa will likely become the next ambassador to Haiti.
Here is a picture of a great Haitian man, Jean-Baptiste Point Du Sable. As it is widely known, He is the founder of Chicago.
All we know about Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable is that he was born in the city of St Marc, Haiti, in 1745. and likely moved to New Orleans after his mother passed away. Thanks to his best friends Clemorgan, and Choctaw, he got involved in trading. With his intelligence, Du Sable was involved in negotiation between Indian tribes and counties such as Canada and the US. We learned that he later married Catherine. By 1776 Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable had a large fortune, including commercial buildings, docks, a mansion house and livestock
Here is a picture demonstrating the actual role The US played as Haiti was trying to gain its independence from French colonial power. Unlike working with the Haitians as we did for them during their independence from Britain Secretary of State at the time Thomas Jefferson gave the slave owners in Haiti $700,000, to put down the slave revolution. This amount represented a large sum of money at the time. Since that time, the US has been engaged in Haiti permanently
Before the Chicago bears, Michael Jordan, Chicago Pizza, there was a Haitian wh started all that. Born in St marc, Haiti, Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable is widely known as the founder of the city of Chicago. He was born in the Haitian city of Saint Marc in 1776 as a free black man, then moved to the US at a young age. In Chicago, he settled along the Chicago river with friends. Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable met his wife Catherine there