Haitian president Antoine Eustache Joseph Louis Borno | Born in Port-au-Prince in 1865, Mr. Borno also moonlighted as a poet.  Like other young men from wealthy families in Haiti at the time, he went to France to further his education. He returned to Haiti in 1890 with a law degree then delved into public administration serving as Minister of International Relations and Religion under president Nord Alexis. In 1930, Borno was president of Haiti.

Haitian president Antoine Eustache Joseph Louis Borno | Born in Port-au-Prince in 1865, Mr. Borno also moonlighted as a poet. Like other young men from wealthy families in Haiti at the time, he went to France to further his education. He returned to Haiti in 1890 with a law degree then delved into public administration serving as Minister of International Relations and Religion under president Nord Alexis. In 1930, Borno was president of Haiti.

All hail the queen Adélina Lévêque Soulouque, or as she was known to her subjects. Her Imperial Empress Adélina, Empress of Haiti.

All hail the queen Adélina Lévêque Soulouque, or as she was known to her subjects. Her Imperial Empress Adélina, Empress of Haiti.

Haitian-American Jany Remponeau Tomba, who became one of the USA’s very first black supermodels

Haitian-American Jany Remponeau Tomba, who became one of the USA’s very first black supermodels

Scanning electron microscope image of Vibrio cholerae bacteria. On October 19, 2010, ten months after the catastrophic January 2010 earthquake in Haiti that killed over 200,000 people and displaced over 1 million, the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) was notified of a sudden increase in patients presenting with watery diarrhea and dehydration in the Artibonite and Centre Departments.

Scanning electron microscope image of Vibrio cholerae bacteria. On October 19, 2010, ten months after the catastrophic January 2010 earthquake in Haiti that killed over 200,000 people and displaced over 1 million, the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) was notified of a sudden increase in patients presenting with watery diarrhea and dehydration in the Artibonite and Centre Departments.

Marcel Numa and Louis Drouin a few minutes before their execution by firing squad. (Nov 12, 1964)

Marcel Numa and Louis Drouin a few minutes before their execution by firing squad. (Nov 12, 1964)

Haitian Masonic lodge, damaged after earthquake

Haitian Masonic lodge, damaged after earthquake

Dad, in his Haitian Coast Guard uniform, baby-faced at 35.

Dad, in his Haitian Coast Guard uniform, baby-faced at 35.

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