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Laporte in the region of Sud-Est is a place in Haiti - some 39 mi (or 64 km) East of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Laporte is now 09:37 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "America / Port-au-Prince" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santa Cruz de Barahona, San Juan de la Maguana, Puerto Plata or Bois Negresse. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Monte de los Negros, Los Pinos, La Guazuma, Savane Zombi, Savane Bourrique and Boucan Chatte. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Haiti GG visit 2010

04:07 min ( March 12, 2010 by apanetta)
Views: 1,122 - Rating: 5/5

Here are a few scenes from my most recent trip to Haiti -- this one an assignment covering the governor general during her visit there. The first scenes are in Jacmel, in the damaged town square, the ...

Haiti_Jacmel Journals_Holidays in Haiti_...

03:36 min ( January 19, 2008 by jakmelfilmfest)
Views: 928 - Rating: 5/5

A Festival FIlm Jakmel Production © 2008. Andre Laurent photographs the celebration of the christmas season in rural Haiti 2008. To see all of our constantly updated Jacmel Journals visit www.festiva...

Los Cocaos Community Development Project

04:25 min ( April 16, 2008 by FoodForThePoorInc)
Views: 1,577 - Rating: 5/5

This community on the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic was nearly forgotten, until Food For The Poor, the Caring House Project Foundation and De Mi Casa A Tu Casa found it. Look what ha...

Riu Mambo Dominican rep feb 2010 mpg

00:33 min ( March 14, 2010 by mrthei1)
Views: 1,070 - Rating: 5/5


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Interesting facts about this location

Rivière Soliette

The Rivière Soliette (in Haiti) or Arroyo Blanco (in the Dominican Republic) is a river in the southwest of the Dominican Republic. On 24 May 2004, it overran its banks resulting in the death of over one thousand individuals, with hundreds more injured and homeless near the city of Jimani.

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Located at 18.35, -71.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of the Dominican Republic


Jimaní is the capital and the second largest city of the Independencia Province of the Dominican Republic. It serves as one of the two main thoroughfares to Haiti, with a duty free open air marketplace operating on the border with the Haitian town of Malpasse. Half of the town was completely washed away in the flash flood of May 25, 2004, killing many of the citizens during the night. It is still in the process of rebuilding.

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Located at 18.35, -71.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Dominican Republic–Haiti border crossings, Independencia Province, Populated places in the Dominican Republic


Malpasse is a town in the Croix-des-Bouquets arrondissement, inside the Ouest Department of Haiti. It is located around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|29|20|N|71|53|1|W| | |name= }}. Its border crossing to Jimaní is one of the four chief land crossings to the Dominican Republic.

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Located at 18.35, -71.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Dominican Republic–Haiti border crossings, Ouest Department, Populated places in Haiti

Lake Enriquillo

Lake Enriquillo is a lake in the Dominican Republic and is the largest lake and lowest point in the Caribbean and the lowest point on any ocean island.

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Located at 18.35, -71.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Biosphere reserves of the Dominican Republic, Endorheic lakes, Lakes of the Dominican Republic, Lowest points, Rift lakes

Montagnes du Cibao

The Montagnes du Cibao (Mountains of Cibao) are located in Haiti. The highest point of the range, Morne du Cibao, is 2,280 meters (7,480 feet) above sea level, making it the third highest peak in Haiti, behind Pic la Selle and Pic Macaya.

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Located at 18.35, -71.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of Haiti