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Indo-Haitians

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Indo-Haitians are Haitians of Indian ancestry who immigrated to or born in Haiti As of 2011, there are about 10,000 people of Indian descent living in Haiti The majority being mixed with Black Haitian, French and/or Taíno Indian ancestry Their descendants are known as Marabous 1

Contents

  • 1 Overview
    • 11 2010 Haiti earthquake
  • 2 See also
  • 3 References

Overviewedit

The Indian community in Haiti consists mainly of professionals, businessmen and volunteers from the congregation of the Sisters of Charity The community is made up of immigrants from India as well as other Caribbean islands such as Martinique and Guadeloupe Indo Caribbean immigrants from other Caribbean islands have intermarried with other Haitian communities Their descendants are known as Marabous

2010 Haiti earthquakeedit

During the 2010 Haiti earthquake, many members of the Indian community have lost their homes had appealed to the Indian government to provide them financial assistance to rebuild their lives2 There were about 40 Indian families scattered around the country at the time, some of whom had been living with the FPU for several days Those who were wishing to return to India found themselves unable to do so as they couldn't get into neighbouring Dominican Republic, which is the only way out of there since there were no direct commercial flights in and out of Haiti

See alsoedit

  • Asian Latin American
  • Indo-Caribbean

Referencesedit

  1. ^ Ayitinoucom - India-Haiti: relationships that are consolidated Archived May 18, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ The Hindu - Indians in Haiti seek monetary help

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