Nord

Nord (Haitian Creole: Nò, English: North) is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It has an area of 2,114.91 km² and a population of 1,067,177 (2015). Its capital is Cap-Haïtien.

Nippes

Nippes (Haitian Creole: Nip) is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It is the latest department, having been split from Grand’Anse Department in 2003. The capital of the department is Miragoâne.

Ouest

Ouest (English: West, Haitian Creole: Lwès) is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It is the jurisdictional seat of the national...

Grand’Anse

Grand’Anse (Haitian Creole: Grandans, English: Big Cove) is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It’s capital is Jérémie.

Centre

Centre (Haitian Creole: Sant) is one of the ten departments (French: départements) of Haiti, located in the center of the country, along...

Artibonite

Artibonite (Haitian Creole: Latibonit) is one of the ten departments of Haiti. With an area of 4,887 km2 it is Haiti’s largest...

Geography

Haiti, occupying the western third of the island of Hispaniola, consists of two peninsulas, separated by the Gonave Gulf. Haiti is the third largest...

First Ladies

Marie-Claire Heureuse Dessalines - 1758 - 1858 Marie-Claire Félicité Bonheur, or Claire Heureuse, was Jean-Jacques...

Azéde Jean-Pierre

Azéde Jean-Pierre is an independent women's ready-to-wear design label based in New York city and founded by Haitian designer, Jean Pierre. The namesake was...

Stella Jean

Stella Jean was born and works in Rome, where she also lives with her two children. In July 2011 she was distinguished as one...

Paola Mathe

Paola Mathe is a lover of red lipstick, epic adventures, African headwraps, and all things vintage and romantic. She's just a passionate dreamer from...

Jean Yves Marchand

Jean Yves Marchand has gone from being the chief designer for Habimode, a couture boutique based in Petionville, Haiti, to curating his own fashion...

Fashion in Haiti

Haiti’s first Fashion Week was held November 8-11, 2012 at the Karibe Convention Center in Port-au-Prince. The showcase was free to the public and...

Viviane gauthier

Viviane (or Vivianne) Gauthier (March 17, 1918 – June 1, 2017) was a Haitian dancer and teacher of Haitian folkloric dance who studied Haitian...

Jean Appolon

In addition to being the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Jean Appolon Expressions (JAE), Jean Appolon is a successful choreographer and master teacher based...

Dance in Haiti

Deeply connected to Haitian music, dance in Haiti is filled with community, emotion, spirit, and history. Despite cultural stereotypes that label dance as a...

Main Dishes

Mayi Moulen ak zaboka, Sòs poul (cornmeal with avocado and stewed chicken) Pwason Boukannen (Grilled...

Fruits, Vegetables, Legumes

Bannann Bannann Fig Kenèp Zaboka

Haitian Cuisine

The island of Hispaniola, which encompasses both Haiti and the Dominican Republic, was inhabited by hunter-gatherers as early as 5000 B.C. Fruits and vegetables...

Giovanna Menard

Giovanna loved fashion since a very young age, though she grew up to become a lawyer in Port-au-Prince. After traveling to New York to...