HAITI JOURNAL: The Americanization of Haitian Culture


Despite its independence in 1804, Haiti remained attached to France, its former colonizer, which had influenced the political, educational, economic and social system of the Caribbean country. With the U.S occupation in 1915, the American culture and language became more presence in Haiti. Then after the 2010 earthquake, the number of American organizations established in Haiti has increase tremendously. Can these organizations influence the Haitian culture?

Sandy Dorsainvil, Little Haiti Cultural Complex
Georges Bossous, World & Action, Inc.


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