Haiti /ˈheɪti/ (French: Haïti [a.iti]; Haitian Creole Ayiti [ajiti]), officially the Republic of Haiti (République d'Haïti; Repiblik Ayiti), is a Caribbean country. It occupies the western, smaller portion of the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antillean archipelago, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Ayiti ("land of high mountains") was the indigenous Taíno name for the island. In French, the country is called "La Perle des Antilles" (The Pearl of the Antilles), because of its natural beauty. The country's highest point is Pic la Selle, at 2,680 metres (8,793 ft).
Posts about Haiti
  • Venezuela Public Corruption and Fraud: More Whistleblowers Needed

    … Hugo Chavez, former Venezuelan strongman, rose to power after the public became fed up with decades of corruption. Instead of improving things, many say the public corruption got worse. Chavez’ life was cut short by cancer. He died in 2012. Prior to his death, however, Chavez radically changed how business operates in Venezuela. His actions…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • Renewing TPS for Haiti

    … Document (EAD)? USCIS has automatically extended the validity of employment authorization documents issued under the last extension/designation of TPS Haiti for an additional 6 months, through July 22, 2016. If you have a TPS Haiti EAD with an original expiration date of January 22, 2016, you are covered by this automatic extension and may continue…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • CVS: Example of Corporate Courage, Dumps Big Tobacco and U.S. Chamber

    … By Greg Webb, August 7, 2015 On July 7th, CVS Health Corp announced it was dropping membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce due to the trade group’s overseas efforts in lobbying against anti-smoking laws. According to an email statement from CVS spokesman David Palombi, “CVS’s purpose is to help people on their path to better health, and we…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 14 readers -
  • Foreign Aid Fraud and The American Red Cross

    … the U.S. and the potential for massive foreign aid fraud. According to an investigation by ProPublica, the American Red Cross raised over $500,000,000.00 for disaster relief in Haiti yet built just 6 houses. According to ProPublica, the American Red Cross promised to rebuild entire neighborhoods after the earthquake. Instead, “confidential memos…

    Due Diligence- 35 readers -
  • Haitians Fear Mass Deportations from Dominican Republic

    … their Dominican Republic citizenship. More importantly – these people cannot turn to Haiti for a new home. This is because a foreign-born person of Haitian descent is eligible for Haitian citizenship only if one parent is a natural-born Haitian citizen. Dominican President Danilo Medina has said there will be no mass deportations. But undocumented…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 17 readers -
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