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Inhabitants citizens of Haiti and their descendants in the Haitian diaspora

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Haitians: Inhabitants citizens of Haiti and their descendants in the Haitian diaspora
Haitians are the citizens of Haiti and the descendants in the diaspora through direct parentage. An ethnonational group, Haitians generally comprise the modern descendants of self-liberated Africans in the Caribbean territory historically referred to as Saint-Domingue. This includes the mulatto minority who denote corresponding European ancestry, notably from French settlers. By virtue of historical distinction, the vast majority of Haitians share and identify with this common African lineage, though a small number are descendants of contemporary immigrants from the Levant who sought refuge in the island nation during World War I and World War II.

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15-year-old details harrowing days as captive to ruthless gang [Video]

15-year-old details harrowing days as captive to ruthless gang

Although the 17 missionaries from the US and Canada who were kidnapped in Haiti are generating international headlines, it’s Haitians who bear most of the brunt of this brutal gang practice - with..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:06Published
Local Hatians react to kidnappings and contributing to recovery [Video]

Local Hatians react to kidnappings and contributing to recovery

Local groups are helping Haitians with food and labor.

Credit: ABC Action News     Duration: 01:49Published
UN warns US deportations of Haitians may violate international law [Video]

UN warns US deportations of Haitians may violate international law

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:41Published
'Is there a contradiction?': Acosta presses DHS secretary about policy [Video]

'Is there a contradiction?': Acosta presses DHS secretary about policy

CNN’s Jim Acosta presses Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas about plans to ramp up deportation flights to Haiti to deter Haitians who are overwhelming Del Rio, Texas.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 01:26Published
A growing number of Haitians call Winter Haven home [Video]

A growing number of Haitians call Winter Haven home

A growing number of Haitians call Winter Haven home

Credit: ABC Action News     Duration: 02:22Published

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