The Haitian Constitution Says You Are NOT Haitian!

I wanted to bring this to your attention. I figured since Haiti is in a very strange corner right now, all of us concerned citizens should really think about this.

According to the Haitian Constitution, Haitians living in the "Diaspora" are not really Haitians.

That's right...

  • We who break our backs to send money to Haiti...
  • We who break our backs to take care of loved ones in haiti...
  • We who give up our pride in exchange for a paycheck...
  • We who constantly pump the "Green Back" in the Haitian economy...
  • We who keep Haiti alive throughout all the embargoes...
  • We are not Haitian!

Do you believe this?

Believe it...

Here is what The Haitian Constitution says...

Haitian Constitution :: Chapter II :: Title II

Haitian nationality is lost by:

a. Naturalization in a foreign country;

b. Holding a political post in the service of a foreign country;

c. Continuous residence abroad of a naturalized Haitian without duly granted authorization by a competent official.

Anyone who loses his nationality in this manner may not reacquire it.

Haitian Constitution :: Chapter II :: Title II

Dual Haitian and foreign nationality - Dual Citizenship - is in no case permitted.

This is Crap!
It needs to be amended!

What does that mean for all of us who live abroad and who really love our country?

It means the country we love so much - Haiti - is no longer ours because "Simon Sez You're not Haitian".

Unless we can do something about...

Ahhhhhhhh... Are you thinking what I am thinking?

Yep! We need to have a chat with Simon!

Haiti needs all of her children including the 25% and their offsprings who live in foreign soil.

As a matter of fact, I believe that the future of Haiti lies in the hands of the Haitian generation growing up outside of Haiti.

Now... If only I could find "Simon!"

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Haitimoney Dear: Haiti Haiti cherie these socalled Haitian politician who live in Haiti this day an age can't help you get out of this situation that you in... see more
Reply · August 27 at 9:25 PM
Garry It is an undisputable fact that the haitian constitution needs to undergo some serious changes. Among them the dual citizenship problem. The haitian... see more
Reply · August 04 at 8:33 PM
Topic I am not going to disagree with your reasoning, but I will correct one part of your statement. To get the U.S. government to pay for your education... see more
Reply · August 31 at 5:43 PM
Topic I just want to tell you that I work for the U.S. government. My job required me to be a U.S. citizen in order to maintain it. Now do you try to tell... see more
Reply · August 27 at 4:30 PM
Topic If you felt so strongly about becoming president of Haiti or keeping your Haitian nationality why did you give it up so quickly? It is funny the way... see more
Reply · August 25 at 4:52 PM
Topic According to the constitution we are not Haitians. In a way the constitution is right because without even thinking some of us turn our back on... see more
Reply · August 25 at 3:30 PM
Topic The constitutants of the Haitian constitution do not convince me that they were neither guided by an ethic professional nor qualified to assume this... see more
Reply · August 13 at 4:20 PM
Topic Like most of the Haitian constitution this article is written to fulfill certain group interest who were the so call ruler of the nation at the time... see more
Reply · July 08 at 12:12 PM
Topic What Simon said is true. Diasporas who lost their citizen ships of Haiti are only the Haitians Americans. That means you cannot vote, run for office... see more
Reply · June 16 at 7:11 PM
Topic This article was great woodring. Its just pure nonsense that we in the Diaspora who are killing ourselves to send aid and help to our country are... see more
Reply · June 16 at 10:29 AM

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