January 1

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January 1 is the Haitian Independence day. On January 1, 1804 Jean-Jacques Dessalines declared Haiti independent.

This is a holiday in Haiti and one aspect of the celebration of the end of slavery and the freedom from colonialism, is the preparation of pumpkin soup (Soup Jamou in Haitian Creole).