Haiti
Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
Links
The Land
  • Haiti (CIA World Factbook) Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics.
  • Haiti (Mongabay.com) Find current population estimates for many of Haiti’s cities.
  • Haiti Environment (LonelyPlanet.com) Learn about Haiti’s environment and environmental problems.
  • Haiti Geography (About.com) About.com offers fast facts about the geography of Haiti.
  • Haiti’s Geography (Travelblog) Find fast facts about the geography of Haiti and a map of the country.
  • Hurricane Jeanne (Wikipedia.com) Learn about the devastating force of Hurricane Jeanne and its impact on the Haitian people and environment.
  • Weather (CNN.com) Get the current weather conditions for Port-au-Prince and other cities in Haiti.
History and Government
  • Haiti Archaeology Read about the discoveries of an archaeological team on a Haitian expedition.
  • Haiti History (Encyclopedia.com) Use this interactive site to find historical information about Haiti and its historical people.
  • Haiti Government (Nationmaster.com) Find concise facts and figures relating to the government and leaders of Haiti.
The People
  • Famous Haitians (The Haiti Support Group) Follow links to biographies of some of Haiti’s most famous people.
  • The Haitians: Their History and Culture Discover a thorough overview of the people of Haiti.
  • Human Rights: Haiti (Human Rights Watch) Find links to articles discussing ongoing human rights issues in Haiti, including woman’s and children’s rights.
  • People of Haiti (About.com) Find fast facts and statistics about the people of Haiti, including ethnic groups, population densities, birth rates, and more.
Cultural Life
  • Haitian Creole (Answers.com) Learn more about Haitian Creole through this interactive site. Links to additional Haitian language resources also are provided.
  • Haitian Holidays and Festivals (Journeymart.com) Find a concise list of Haitian holiday and festival dates.
  • Haitian Music (Kompa Magazine) Kompa magazine covers the best of Haitian rock, pop, and hip-hop music.
  • Haitian Recipes (IslandFlave.com) Find recipes for Haitian appetizers, main dishes, soups, salads, drinks, and desserts.
  • Newspaper: Haitian Times Published in the United States, this newspaper offers news from Haiti and the U.S. Haitian community.
  • Radio Tropicale International Listen to live radio from Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou (American Museum of Natural History) Learn about the Haitian religion of Vodou through text, works of art, and artifacts.
The Economy
For More Information
  • Banknotes.com View the different banknotes of Haiti.
  • Country Profile: Haiti (BBC News) Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, overview, and watch video news clips.
  • Haiti Find a wealth of information on Haitian life, culture, and people.
  • Haiti (CountryReports.org) Find general country information, including geography, government, and economy.
  • National Anthem Listen to Haiti’s national anthem.
  • U.S. Haitian Embassy The Haitian Embassy in the United States offers a variety of material on Haiti at this site, including business, government, and history.
Teacher Resources
  • Africans in Haiti, Jamaica, and Brazil (RetaNet) grades 6 to 12 This lesson plan presents students with an understanding of how slavery brought Africans to the countries of Haiti, Jamaica, and Brazil.
  • The Haitian Political Crisis (PBS) grades 6 to 12 PBS offers a teacher’s lesson plan for helping students study and understand the Haitian political crisis and U.S. involvement in it.
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