Haiti to officially become member of the African Union in June

Haiti will officially move from a simple observer, to become a full member partner of the African Union. This is scheduled to take place at their next summit of the regional organization in June.


Accepting the Caribbean country of Haiti as a member of the African Union is the first of its kind for a diaspora country and it will be a way of recognizing all the efforts made by Haiti in the past to the advent of free African States,

It will be formalized at the next AU summit in June-July in Lilongwe, capital of Malawi. Former Haitian President, Michel Martelly, is expected to be present.

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Nestor P Mateo says...

This is fannnntaaasstic!

I just love it!

This is not just a great recognition for a country that has maintained its African roots and most customs and heritage from the mother land against all odds, but it opens a great window of opportunities for the country´s near future exporting potential development.

Haiti will prevail.

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Yonel Placide says...

This a great move to integrate Haiti in the A U.

Haiti stands to benefit fully from such an alliance symbocally or otherwise.

This is show of unity with our African brothers and it is a recognition of Haiti's contribution to the black

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Yves Joseph says...

I think it's a wonderful thing since Haiti is the most African Country in the Caribbean Also Africa has a moral debt towards Haiti.

Furthermore when the French African Countries became independent they called upon the Haitian teachers to help them educate their

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