The Final Years of the Haitian Revolution

Upon declaring independence, Haiti made history as the first Black nation to gain its freedom from European powers. The Haitian revolution, lasting from 1791 to 1804, created the first independent nation in the Caribbean, the second democracy in the western hemisphere, and the first Black republic in the world.

Since the revolution, over 200 years ago, Haiti has struggled with political, economical and natural disasters. Despite it’s challenges Haiti’s people are continually described as “resillient” in the face of adversity.

Source: Brown University

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Jan. 01, 2018

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