Tagged: Haiti

Haiti, situated on the western part of the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean, is known for its tumultuous history, vibrant culture, and a population of around 11 million people. The first independent nation in Latin America, Haiti gained independence from French colonial rule in 1804 after a successful slave revolt. The political landscape in Haiti has been marked by instability, with a history of coups, political violence, and natural disasters. The two main political parties are the Haitian Tèt Kale Party (PHTK), led by President Jovenel Moïse, and the Lavalas Family (Fanmi Lavalas), founded by former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. PHTK, a center-right party, focuses on economic development and infrastructure projects, while Fanmi Lavalas, a center-left party, emphasizes social justice and grassroots movements. Haiti faces numerous challenges, including poverty, corruption, and a fragile infrastructure exacerbated by the 2010 earthquake and subsequent natural disasters. The nation heavily relies on agriculture, and remittances from the diaspora play a crucial role in the economy. Despite international assistance efforts, Haiti struggles with political and economic governance, hindering sustained development. Active participation in regional organizations such as the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reflects Haiti’s commitment to regional cooperation. As the country grapples with ongoing political unrest, economic hardships, and recovery from natural disasters, fostering stability, good governance, and inclusive development remains imperative for Haiti’s path towards a more prosperous and resilient future. LOCALBUSINESSEXPLORER: Features democracy and rights of Haiti.

Haiti Population 2014

Haiti 2014

Yearbook 2014 Haiti. According to Countryaah.com, Haiti population in 2020 is estimated at 11,402,539. The hopes that the political stalemate that has practically prevailed since Michel Martelly took office in 2011 could be broken...