What is the focus of the Preliminary Declaration in the Haitian Constitution? Give examples to support your answer.
The main focus of the Preliminary Declaration in the Haitian Constitution is what it means to be Haitian. The document focuses on attaining and revoking of Haitian citizenship as well as what being Haitian means. Some examples are, “Persons who emigrate and become citizens in a foreign country forfeit their Haitian citizenship.” Another example is, “No one is worthy of being a Haitian if he is not a good father, a good husband, and, above all, a good soldier.
Preliminary Declaration in Haitian Constitution pp. 192-193 in the older version