Haiti Virtual Tourist
Take a virtual tour of Haiti from the comfort of your home from anywhere in the world. Let Haiti Virtual Tourist take you on a virtual flight to Haiti where you can discover as much as you want about the Haitian people, our culture, food, history, tourist attractions and more without actually having to catch a flight or travel to Haiti.
Marise Narcisse is a high ranking member of the Fanmi Lavalas political party in Haiti. She was a candidate for president in the 2016-17 presidential elections.
The colorful artwork you see behind her is the Jalousie slum (in Haiti a slum is called bidonville) overlooking the the city of Petionville, where the rich people live and hang out, on the side of Morne Calvaire.
A project to turn Jalousie into a colorful objet d'art it is today was undertaken back in 2014 by the Martelly-Lamothe administration.
Discover more about Haiti's Jalousie Slum In Living Color here.
When Haitians protest against the government, then burn car tires (boule kawotchou) in street corners to disrupt traffic.
If your Haitian friends tell you "kawotchou ap boule," it means there is a street protest in Haiti... LOL...
This is a picture of a Haitian policeman from the Departmental Unit of the Maintenance of Order (UDMO) kicking a burning tire left by protesters during the street protest to attempt to clear the streets.
Many people die alcohol related deaths in Haiti each year; however, the numbers represent less than half of one percent of total deaths in the country.
According to data published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017, alcohol related deaths in Haiti reached 359 or 0.44% of total deaths.
Compare that to the United States where where alcohol is the third leading preventable cause of death according to alcohol facts and statistics from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
Here is photo of Skal Labissiere, Haitian Basketball player. Skal Labissiere is a Haitian professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Skal plays for for the Sacramento Kings.
Wanna know how many Haitians are in the NBA? Check out the List of Haitians in the NBA.
Christianity in Haiti - Here is a picture of Haitian christians in Church praising the Lord.
It was reported that, since the Haiti earthquake that killed more than 300,000 Haitians, they are turning to God in even bigger numbers.
Is this true or false?
In 2018, the CIA world Factbook reported that 54.7 percent of the Haitian population is Roman Catholic and 28.5 percent is Protestant (Baptist 15.4%, Pentecostal 7.9%, Adventist 3%, Methodist 1.5%, other 0.7%), vodou 2.1%, other 4.6%, none 10.2%
What do you think about that?
Here is a photo of a bunch of Haitians in Chile getting off a bus with a cold white snowy mountain in the background.
Oh... How cold it must be for these tropical folks.
Haitian Migration to Chile
Lots of Haitians migrated to Chile, a long, narrow country stretching along South America's western edge, looking for new opportunities. Some say nearly 1 percent of the Haitian population left and migrated to Chile.
Photo Credit: Folha de Sao Paolo
Most, if not all, of the vegetables that you consume in Haiti when you come to visit are fresh organic vegetables from the Haitian countryside.
Here we could see beautiful carrots fresh tomatoes, celery, green peppers, onions, cucumbers and other vegetables all fresh and organic from local Haitian farms.
This photo is from Haiti agricultural day fair, May 1st in Damien, Haiti, where the state University of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine is located.
Here is a photo of Pond De Thomonde (Thomonde Haiti Bridge), on Highway 3 (Route Nationale No 3) in Thomonde Haiti...
If you look closely you will notice two bridges side by side on Rivière Thomonde (Thomonde River). The smaller bridge is the old dirt road before Highway 3 was paved. They straightened the road a little bit and build a bigger bridge.
Here is a great Haiti tourist attraction you just have to visit on your next trip. This old catholic church in Hinche Haiti is more than 500 years old.
This cathedral in Hinche was built in 1503 by Nicolas de Ovando
This is one of the oldest catholic churches in Haiti, the oldest cathedral in the island of Hispaniola.
The saint in front of the catholic church in Hinche is Immaculee Conception, in Hinche they call it Manman Marie
Here is a picture of Haitian filmmaker Raynald Delerme at the lobby hotel Barcelo Lina in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Did you know? The Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with the Republic of Haiti.
This was taken on my first trip to the Dominican Republic, me and my friend Raynald, aka BABA, we took a road trip from Haiti to Santo Domingo to take part in a Haitian festival that was being held there.
It was fun!
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