Amy Goodman: Haiti is Shaken to the Core

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Democracy Now!
Jan. 19, 2010

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Doctor: Misinformation and Racism Have Frozen Recovery Effort at General Hospital in Port Au Prince

“There are no security issues,” says Dr. Evan Lyon of Partners in Health reports from the General Hospital in Port-Au-Prince in Haiti where 1,000 people are in need of operations. Lyon said the reports of violence in the city have been overblown by the media and have affected the delivery of aid and medical services.

Dr. Paul Lyon, doctor with Partners in Health

via Doctor: Misinformation and Racism Have Frozen Recovery Effort at General Hospital in Port Au Prince

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“Haiti is Shaken to the Core”: Amy Goodman Reports From Port-Au-Prince

“Haiti is devastated as if a bomb, many bombs, exploded throughout Port-Au-Prince and beyond, where help has not arrived at all,” reports Amy Goodman on her travels outside of Port-Au-Prince to the epicenter of the earthquake. “The smell of death hangs in the air.”

via “Haiti is Shaken to the Core”: Amy Goodman Reports From Port-Au-Prince

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More from today’s Democracy Now! show:

U.S. Accused of Militarizing Relief Effort in Haiti

Actor and Activist Danny Glover On Legacy Of U.S.-Haitian Relates Dating Back to 1804

“Haiti is Like Gaza”: Sharif Abdel Kouddous on Haiti A Week After the Earthquake

Haitian Feminist Leader Myriam Merlet (1953-2010)

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