CNN published this video item, entitled “‘Train has derailed’: PM speaks to CNN about crisis in Haiti” – below is their description.
In an exclusive interview with CNN’s Melissa Bell, Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry talked about the former President Jovenel Moise’s assassination and the migrant crisis — fueled by a surge of Haitian migrants — at the US southern border in Texas. #CNN #News
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Haiti is a Caribbean country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic to its east. Though it’s still recovering from a 2010 earthquake, many of Haiti’s landmarks dating to the early 19th century remain intact. These include Citadelle la Ferrière, a mountaintop fortress.
Jean-Jacques Dessalines (later Emperor Jacques I), defeated Napoleon Bonaparte’s forces and declared Haiti’s sovereignty on 1 January 1804.
Haiti became the only state in history established by a successful slave revolt. Apart from Alexandre Pétion, the first President of the Republic, all of Haiti’s first leaders were former slaves.