The Haitians won their independence early in the nineteenth century.
I was standing in my grandmother's kitchen trying to explain why I wanted to move across the country for a Ph.D. program in Cultural Studies, when I realized there was no word in Haitian Creole for doctoral degree - at least not one that I knew.
He is pleased the works are available to Haitians living here but agrees their use in Haitian schools is the most important accomplishment.
But a legacy of dependency on Haitian labour is matched by a stubborn ideology of racism, through which Dominicans are taught to despise the people who do the work that no self-respecting Dominican would do.
Immigration lawyers also say that about 5000 Haitian children, many of them in Florida, are on the verge of being deported with their parents back to Haiti, a tyrannical society, because the parents came into the US illegally.
she's a Haitian
By 1803, Napoleon had more pressing concerns closer to home to occupy his mind; he decided to recognize Haitian independence from France, if Toussaint were to retire from public life.
I don't think I'm overstating when I say that Haitians just love a good story.
When the federal pest management group put out a temporary don't eat-the-pigeons alert two years ago, they made sure it got out there in Haitian Creole and Italian.
It has been used, over the years, in American university linguistics departments, as well as to help train diplomats who will go on to deal with Haiti, and is now being studied in Haitian schools.