Jérémie, Haiti. April 20th 2007 Jérémie, Haiti. Waypoint 18º 38’.480N 074º 06’.574W “Some historical Snippets on Haiti” Taino Indians named the whole Island Haiti, meaning ‘Mountainous’. (The highest and lowest points in the Greater Antilles are found just miles apart near 71 degrees longitude - Pico Duarte at 10,417 feet and Lago Enriquillo at 130 feet below sea level). Columbus claimed Haiti for Spain during ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Haiti The native Arawak Amerindians - who inhabited the island of Hispaniola when it was discovered by Columbus in 1492 - were virtually annihilated by Spanish settlers within 25 years. In the early 17th century, the French established a presence on Hispan... ... read more
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