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Haiti

Constitution as adopted on 10 March 1987.

Article 5

    All Haitians are united by a common language: Creole. Creole and French are the official languages of the Republic.

Article 40

    The State has the obligation to publicize in the oral, written and televised press in the Creole and French languages all laws, orders, decrees, international agreements, treaties, and conventions on everything affecting the national life, except for information concerning national security.

Note: The complete text of the Constitution of Haiti is provided in English through the Political Database of the Americas maintained by Georgetown University.


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