Country File: Haiti

We’re skipping over to the Western Hemisphere today, for a quick visit to a country in the news lately — it’s a particular piece of that news we’ll amuse you with tomorrow, in fact — Repiblik Dayti (République d’Haïti), commonly known as Haiti!

Flag of Haiti


Haiti joined UNESCO on 18 November 1946, making it a real country by‘s standard, and it has 1 inscribed and 1 tentative World Heritage Sites:

National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (1982)

Centre historique de Jacmel (21/09/2004)

MTP and TCC count Haiti as 1 place,


although the island of Navassa, claimed by the United States, has that claim disputed by Haiti,

Navassa Island


p dir=”ltr”>… and rumour has it that Haitian fishermen camp there regularly, so hitching a ride with them would probably be your easiest way to get there if you’re a place ticker serious enough to tick off all the little uninhabited islands on the DXList!


Trip Reports:

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