Phil McPhun of Doctors without Borders: Haiti earthquake briefing + Haiti’s history of hardship


January 14, 2010

Phil McPhun briefs on the situation on the ground in Haiti.


Haiti’s history of hardship

January 14, 2010

Haiti’s fate as one of the poorest countries in the hemisphere has not been inevitable.

It’s history has been marked not only by natural disasters, but by political and economic conflict.

It is a story of international intervention that has left the country particularly vulnerable.

Al Jazeera’s Avi Lewis reports. (14 Jan 2010)


Ansel Herz: The Destruction Is Everywhere You Go + Haiti earthquake: ‘100,000 may be dead’

Democracy Now!: Haiti Devastated by Largest Earthquake in 200 Years, 1000’s Feared Dead

‘Catastrophic quake’ rocks Haiti + 1000s feared dead as 7.0 magnitude quake hits Haiti


from the archives:

A Man-Made Famine + Stuffed & Starved: Interview with Raj Patel