URBAN ANIMAL: HILLSIDE SLUM - Slum-dwelling residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti (population 4 million, density 50,000/mile [129,500 km2]) face bleak living conditions in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country.

URBAN ANIMAL: HILLSIDE SLUM - Slum-dwelling residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti (population 4 million, density face bleak living conditions in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country.

598  Dame Marie-Jeremie, Haiti ❖ A small seaside community located on the western tip of Haiti. Population 27,127. Dame Marie is relatively well-developed and has an association for most of the existing trades and professions. The church is stunning!

598 Dame Marie-Jeremie, Haiti ❖ A small seaside community located on the western tip of Haiti. Population Dame Marie is relatively well-developed and has an association for most of the existing trades and professions.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: population of millions, no sewer system http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/04/13/150501695/port-au-prince-a-city-of-millions-with-no-sewer-system

Port-Au-Prince: A City Of Millions, With No Sewer System

A makeshift latrine hangs over the water at the edge of Cite de Dieu, a slum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti - the water the people drink is heavily contaminated, & the country lacks the money to build a sewage system.

'Life Goes On'  A tiny new life emerges as Destiny Ariel Dorival grimaces at her mother, Nehemie Hilaire, 39, minutes after being born in a makeshift tent serving as a maternity unit at the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince. Nearly half of Haiti's population is younger than 18 years old. Even in better times, many of this country's youth were in desperate need of aid (Nikki Kahn, The Washington Post - March 16, 2010)

Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti of The Washington Post

The Haitians are a people of the Caribbean, the main population of the Republic of Haiti comprises the western part of the island of Haiti Group of the Greater Antilles. In anthropological terms - 90% Negroid, mulattoes others.  The Africans of West Africa were imported by the French to work in the plantations. As part of the national liberation struggle (1791-1804) most whites fled the island, some were killed. Haiti - the first country in the Caribbean and Latin America gained its…

The Haitians are a people of the Caribbean, the main population of the Republic of Haiti comprises the western part of the island of Haiti Group of the Greater Antilles.

Slum-dwelling residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti (population 4 million, density 50,000/mile) face bleak living conditions in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country; Google Earth/2014 Digital Globe.

A shocking look at our imperiled planet

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures - Hill-side slum: Slum-dwelling residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, face bleak living conditions in the western hemisphere’s poorest country

The 3rd largest city in the USA was founded by a Black man. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable was first settler in Chicago, arriving from Europe in 1770s. He married a Native Potawatomi Indian woman (Kittahawa) & founded first trading post in area. The Town of Chicago was organized with a population of 350, August 1833. Born in Saint-Marc, Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), he built the first permanent settlement at the mouth of the river just east of present Michigan Avenue Bridge on the north bank.

The largest city in the USA was founded by a Black man. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable was first settler in Chicago, arriving from Europe in He married a Native Potawatomi Indian woman (Kittahawa) & founded first trading post in area.

Three sisters groom their hair on their front porch in the one-road town of Cap Rouge Haiti in the southern mountains overlooking the coastal town of Jacmel. The photo by @fotokonbit student Odaline Sarah Vincent 15 is an outtake shot for the story on Haiti entitled Haiti On Its Own Terms published in the December 2015 issue of National Geographic Magazine. 55% of Haiti's population is under the age of 25. Since the 2010 earthquake young Haitians have been more widely exposed to the Internet…

Three sisters groom their hair on their front porch in the one-road town of Cap Rouge, Haiti in the southern mountains overlooking the coastal town of Jacmel. The photo is by - Odaline Sarah Vincent, just 15 years old.

No one from Norway wants to come to this ass-backwards racist country where we don't take care of our population, you ignorant POS!  "The president wants immigrants from Norway instead of Haiti and Africa.

No one from Norway wants to come to this ass-backwards racist country where we don't take care of our population, you ignorant POS! "The president wants immigrants from Norway instead of Haiti and Africa.

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Janine, Jianna, and I traveled to Jeremie, Haiti in October, to teach English for a week, at the University of the Nouvelle GrandAnse

TOUCH this image: Mapping Haiti Population Data Map by Brianna

The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands that are shared by two countries. Both by area and population, the Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba), with 48,442 sq km & 10 million people.

The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands that are shared by two countries. Both by area and population, the Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba), with 48,442 sq km & 10 million people.

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