Friday, 15 January 2010

Interview with Kim Ives and Edwidge Danticat in Haiti

Haiti Devastated by Largest Earthquake in 200 Years, Thousands Feared Dead
Haiti has been devastated by a massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake, the largest to strike the Caribbean nation in more than two centuries. Buildings have collapsed. Fires rage in the streets. The extent of the disaster is still unknown, but there are fears thousands of people may have died and tens of thousands homeless. We get the latest on Haiti, a country rocked by natural as well as political crises. We speak with journalist Kim Ives of
Haiti Liberté and Haitian American novelist Edwidge Danticat, her family at the epicenter of the quake.
... Read the interview at the link above.

This interview includes some background on the political crisis in Haiti that involves the USA, France and Canada.

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