Haiti

Bridget Hayes

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Background Information

Capital: Port-au-Prince


Major cities: Carrefour & Delmas

History

•Haiti was controlled by France.


•It gained independence in 1804 and is not controlled by a country anymore.

Official Language

Haitian Creole/French

Geographical Information

•Haiti is located in North America near the Dominican Republic & Cuba.


•Some physical features located in Haiti include Central Plateau, Noires Mountains, Artibonitte.

Map of Haiti

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Political and Diplomacy Information

Type of government: Semi-Presidential Republic


Leader: Michel Martelly


•Haiti is on good terms with other countries because it exports and imports to/from other countries.

Economic and Trade Information

Currency: Gourde
Economic System: Capitalsm (free market)

Imports

Haiti imports:



•Food

•Manufactured goods

•Machinery

•Transport Equipment

•Fuel

•Raw Materials


They import goods from:


•US

•Dominican Republic

•Netherlands Antilles

•China

Exports

Haiti exports:


•Apparel

•Oil

•Cocoa

•Coffee

•Mangoes


They expoort goods to:


•US

•Dominican Republic

•Canada

Tourist Information:

People should visit because there are many beautiful places such as Labadee, Citadelle Laferrière, Sans-Souci Palace, etc.


Tourists should relax in Labadee, go swimming in the Crystal Waters, and look at Hiatian Art.