Little Cayemites, Haiti


Haiti is a Caribbean country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic to its east.

Capital: Port-au-Prince

Population: 11.4 million

Continent: North America

Currency: Haitian Gourde

$1= 99 Haitian Gourdes

Haiti has been affected by many devastating disasters. August's devastating earthquake is the latest in a compounding series of crises in Haiti contributing to a recent surge in the number of children and women seeking to migrate from the country. They join those who left home months or even years ago in search of safety, some risking perilous journeys through dangerous terrain.