The Island Of Haiti - Renamed Island of Hispaniola?
Did you know? the island of Hispaniola was originally named "Island of Haiti" So... Who renamed it Island of Hispaniola?
It's not Columbus!
FACT: In 1930, to avoid confusion between the name of the "Republic of Haiti" and that of the entire island, the U.S.G.B., The United States Geographic Board decided, unilaterally, to name the island "Hispaniola" in homage to the Spanish colonizer
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