Haiti

First Among Equals

Few figures from the Age of Revolutions can match the achievements of Toussaint Louverture.

King Henry of Haiti

Amid the instability of post-revolutionary Haiti, torn between Britain and France, Henry Christophe rose from lowly roots to become its ruler. Paul Clammer remembers his vital role in shaping a new kingdom.

Henry Christophe: King of Haiti

During the aftermath of the French Revolution, writes C.E. Hamshere, a prosperous state arose in Haiti under the leadership of a powerful and gifted ruler.

The Tragic Annals of Haiti

Devastating earthquakes have been chronicled on the island of Hispaniola for the past 500 years, writes Jean-François Mouhot.