Haiti, known as the "jewel of the islands", was the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean, the first black-led republic in the world, and the second republic in the Americas when it gained independence in 1804 as part of a successful slave revolution lasting nearly a decade. Our Heroes Toussaint Louverture and Jean Jacques Dessaline.
The Dahomey Amazons or Mino were a Fon all-female military regiment of the Kingdom of Dahomey (now Benin) which lasted until the end of the 19th century. They were so named by Western observers and historians due to their similarity to the semi-mythical Amazons of ancient Anatolia and the Black Sea. For many years, the Black Sea was called the Amazon.
The Fort of Picolet located north of Haiti build in 1739 it is also surrounded by other Forts. Such as the Forts of Maguy, Fort Belly, Fort- aux- Dames and the Fort of Saint-Joseph.
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The history of Haiti
Suffering, struggle and survival: Jon Henley tells the story of a nation that was uniquely ill placed to cope with any form of natural disaster when a devastating earthquake struck last year
Haiti's Indigenous People History: 500 Indian Nations. Caribeans - 1492 Hispaniola Taïnos (#1 of 3)
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Great News for 2014! The Santa Maria Columbus was found. Could they have found the wreck of a ship that changed the world? A team of underwater explorers claimed to have located of the shores of Haiti near Cap-Haitian the remains of the Santa Maria, the legendary flagship of the first expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 , which led to the discovery of the New World. The end of a 5 centuries -old mystery and historical treasure that could ultimately benefit the tourism on the island.