January 21, 2012

Commentary: Haiti's ingrained suspicion of international 'help'

Two years after the earthquake that shattered its buildings and soul, Haiti has grown sick of compassion. Citizens, nations and charities responded quickly after the Jan. 12, 2010, quake that claimed 250,000 lives and left more than a million persons homeless. Non-governmental aid organizations rushed in with medical supplies, food and water, and tents. Their trucks and tents still crowd the landscape. And that’s become a problem.

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