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History of Haiti (Part 3)

The Conquistadors Diego Columbus’ palace was, at the time, one of the marvels of the New World, and it became the headquarters of the Spanish Court in America. All future Spanish conquests and conquistadors in the Western Hemisphere came through its gates. HERNAN...

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History of Haiti (Part 2)

Columbus’ Third Voyage Columbus’ brother, Bartolome, had been left as governor of La Isabela. A Spanish fugitive who had fled to the South Coast discovered gold. Bartolome, realizing that its production would bolster the costly expedition’s waning popularity at the...

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History of Haiti

Early History—Discovery Columbus discovered Haiti on December 5, 1492, two months after his first landfall at San Salvador and later Cuba. Reminded of Spain he called the island “La Isla Espanola” (the Spanish Island)—later known by its Latinized name Hispanola....

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Thank you very much for visiting my website on Haitian Art. The art of Haiti is integrally related to the history of Haiti. The art of Haiti reveals the heart and soul of the country. I am an avid supporter of the Haitian people. I visited and worked in Haiti for over...

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About Haiti

Situated on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea, Haiti occupies the western one third of the island, with the Dominican Republic occupying the eastern end. While African-Caribbean peoples, with a history of French colonialism, primarily populate Haiti: the...

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