1492: Christopher Columbus discovered the Island of Haiti. The population, estimated at one million, lived there off fishing and hunting.

1804 (January 1st): Proclamation of Independence

1844: The Dominican Republic declares its independence from Haiti

1915: Haiti comes under the military occupation of the United States of America

1934: The United States occupation of Haiti ends and the U.S. Marines leave Haiti

1957: Dr. Francois Duvalier is elected President for Life.

1971: Jean- Claude Duvalier succeeds his father as President for Life.

1986: Jean Claude Duvalier flees Haiti for Talloires in France

1990: Jean Bertrand Aristide, a Catholic Priest, wins the presidential election with a majority vote.

1991: A military coup against Jean-Bertrand Aristide drives him out of Haiti. A commercial embargo against Haiti is approved by the thirty-four nations of the Organization of American States.

1993: The U.S. military intervention into Haiti.

1994: President Aristide returns to his presidential office in Haiti

1996: René Preval is elected President of Haiti

2001: Jean-Bertrand Aristide returned to power (7 February 2001 - 29 February 2004)

2004: Boniface Alexandre (provisional) replaces Aristide (29 February 2004 - 14 May 2006)

2006: René Preval returned to power (14 May 2006 - Present)

2010: Magnitude 7.3 Quake Devastates Haiti


Earthquake Update

We survived the recent quake in Haiti and are currently Rebuilding to repair damage to our site.

As Always your Prayers, Donations and Assistance in any manner are greatly appreciated.