A fatal earthquake struck Haiti’s southern peninsula, measuring 7.2 on the Richter Scale. Current reports tell us that at least 1,300 people are known to have died died. Thousands have suffered horrific injuries, and more still have seen homes, workplaces and community spaces destroyed.
We have been here before. Those of us close to Haiti will never forget the devastating 2010 earthquake that killed close to 200,000 Haitians. The self-titled international “community” swooped in, promising radical change while it squandered hundreds of millions of dollars in failed and corrupt reconstruction efforts.
As the Haiti Support Group reported:
“Haiti’s apparent fragility to ‘natural’ disaster is no accident. The world made it that way. After the 2010 quake, disaster capitalists promised recovery
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