Haiti will officially become a member of the African Union at the next summit of the regional organization in June. According to this famous journalist from Benin, it was high time that African states make a strong gesture towards the first black republic.
This decision, the first of its kind for a diaspora country, will be formalized at the next AU summit in June-July in Lilongwe, capital of Malawi. Probably in the presence of former
President of Haiti Michel Martelly, which was announced this year, the first African trip.
Pan-African policy which accompanied many countries of the continent to international sovereignty.
It is in the order of things. All those who, like me, have lived in this beautiful country are not surprised. For over two centuries, after all, the most “African” of the States of South America and the Caribbean is Haiti. Like many African countries, Haiti is recurrently plagued by instability and violence, while Its population languished in nameless misery. Independent on January 1, 1804, shortly after the United States (1776), but before the British (1810), Argentina (1816), Brazil (1822) and Canada (1867), Haiti is lagging behind everything except literature, poetry, painting, music, in other words, what makes the soul of a people.