Student Name: Kalifa Smith Date: Smith The Republic of Haiti is located in the Caribbean basin, in the western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. Flag : The flag of Haiti was adopted on February 25, 1987. The flag is divided into two horizontal rectangles. The top half is blue and the bottom is red. Since 1843 the flag for official and state use has had the coat of arms of Haiti on a white panel in the center. Motto: "L'Union Fait La Force“ Anthem: La Dessalinienne The Haiti national football team is the national team of Haiti and is controlled by the Fédération Haïtienne de Football. They have made one appearance at the World Cup finals, in 1974. The government of Haiti is a semi-presidential republic, a pluriform multiparty system wherein the President of Haiti is head of state elected directly by popular elections.The Prime Minister acts as head of government and is appointed by the President, chosen from the majority party in the National Assembly. Edwidge Danticat is an Haitian-American author. While still in Haiti, Danticat wrote her first short story about a girl who was visited by a clan of women each night.