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

    … Recently, the USCIS announced that in order for Haitian TPS-holders to maintain their TPS status, they must re-register. As a Miami immigration lawyer, this reminder is key. If you are a Haitian TPS holder, please pay attention to the deadlines below: TPS Extended Through: July 22, 2017 Re-registration Period for People Who Already Have TPS…

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

    … faced one of the most serious threats in its history. A global treaty, negotiated through the World Health Organization, mandates anti-smoking measures and also seeks to curb the influence of the tobacco industry in policy making. The treaty, which took effect in 2005, has been ratified by 179 countries; holdouts include Cuba, Haiti and the United…

    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 -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!