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17 August 2019
Haiti News FLASH: No more longer Dominican Visa issued for the month of August

The Dominican Visa has become a very popular commodity, just see the long queue in...

Haiti News FLASH: Shootin...

17 August 2019
Haiti News FLASH: Shooting at Harry's restaurant in Petion-ville, 4 victims

On the night of Thursday to Friday, August 16 a brief shooting broke out at...

Haiti News Heritage : The...

17 August 2019
Haiti News Heritage : The MUPANAH acquires 4 rare manuscripts on Toussaint Louverture

4 exceptional and rare manuscript documents on the imprisonment and death of the precursor of...

Haiti News FLASH: Results...

17 August 2019
Haiti News FLASH: Results of 9th AF exams, for 7 departments

After having published the results for 6 departments (West, Nippes, North-West, Artibonite, South and Center)...

Anse-à-Veau (Ansavo en créole haïtien)

Anse-à-Veau (Ansavo in Haitian Creole) is a port city located in the department of Nippes of Haiti. The town is the capital of the district of Anse-à-Veau.

The town has a population of 31,477 inhabitants1 (census estimate of 2009)
The town of Anse-à-Veau was founded in 1721 and became a municipality in the same year.

The town consists of communal sections:

     Baconnois-Grand-Fond (including the district "Baconnois"), 1st section of the town
     Grande-Rivière-Joly, 2nd section of the town
     O'Rouck Falls-de-Baril (including the area of the "Barrel"), the third section of the town

The local economy is based on the cultivation of coffee, sugar cane, lime, orange and cotton.


     Fabre Geffrard (Anse-à-Veau, 1806 - Kingston, 1878), President of the Republic of Haiti from 1859 to 1867.
     Laurent Casimir, born May 8, 1928 at the Anse-à-Veau and died in 1990, painter.
     Fred Edson Lafortune, born July 31, 1982 in Anse à Veau, POET.

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