A Haitian is an inhabitant or citizen of Haiti. A Haitian can be also a person born abroad to a Haitian parent or a foreigner living in Haiti who acquired Haitian citizenship.Know More
Most ethnic Haitians are of mixed French and Creole descent. Two types of persons are considered Haitian citizens under Haiti's Constitution including any person whose mother or father is a native-born citizen of Haiti. Also any foreigner living in Haiti who has had a continuous period of Haitian residence for five years. Five-year foreign residents can apply for citizenship and will have the right to vote, but are ineligible to hold public office until five years after their date of naturalization.
A person born in Haiti does not automatically receive Haitian citizenship. The Haitian Constitution of 2012 re-legalizes dual citizenship, allowing for Haitians living abroad to own land and run for Haitian political office (except for offices of president, prime minister, senator or member of the lower house of Parliament).Learn more about Caribbean
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is a sovereign nation that gained its independence on July 10, 1973. Prior to that time, the Bahamas was a British colony for 325 years. Its constitution establishes a parliamentary democracy with the current British monarch as head of state.Full Answer >
The physical features of Jamaica include mountains, volcanoes, hills, valleys and a coastal plain. Its mountainous terrain is due to the fact that Jamaica lies on the tip of an oceanic mountain and is the product of ancient volcanoes.Full Answer >
Some physical features of Cuba include the Sierra Maestra, Pico Turquino, Isla de Juventud, Laguna de Leche, Zapata Swamp, Sierra del Rosario and Yucatan Channel. Cuba is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles from Florida. The capital of Cuba is Havana.Full Answer >
The Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispaniola. To the east of Hispaniola is the Atlantic Ocean, and to the west is the Caribbean Sea. The Dominican Republic is part of the Great Antilles archipelago.Full Answer >