The element of traditional dress most associated with Haiti is the karabela dress. The term "karabela" typically refers to a dress worn by women for traditional folk dances, but the corresponding garments worn by men are... More »

Haitians typically wear clothing that is loose, patterned and tropical. Their clothing is often lightweight and includes skirts, dresses, shorts and lightweight shirts. Most clothing worn by Haitians can be considered ca... More »

While modern Swedish people dress like most of the Western world, there are events that call for Swedish national folk dress and this includes an apron, head covering, neck scarf and waist bag. The colors represent the c... More »

The Haitian Revolution established the country of Haiti, ended French designs on the New World and led to a racial panic in the United States. Haiti became the first successful slave uprising in the Americas. This new re... More »

Because Haiti is a contracting party to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, member countries such as the United States must protect the copyrights of its artistic works the same way th... More » Government & Politics Crime

As of 2015, news networks in Haiti are under the ownership and control of the Haitian government, but several independently operated unlicensed radio and television news outlets broadcast illegally. News networks fall un... More » Art & Literature

The traditional clothing of Venezuela involves simple styles with elaborate decoration. Women wear long, colorfully decorated skirts and an off-the-shoulder blouse. Men traditionally wear white, beige or ecru colored lin... More »