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The Haitian tragedy. Part 1

J acques Roumain (1907-1944) - poet, anthropologist, and founder of the Haitian Communist Party Haiti is the most African of all countries in the New World, the average Haitian being 95% African by ancestry. In comparison, the proportion is 77-82% for the average Jamaican (Simms et al. 2010) and 30% for the average Brazilian from Bahia, the most African part of Brazil (Pena et al.
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