Haiti update: One year after the quake

    Just over a year ago a devastating earthquake rocked the Caribbean island of Haiti, killing more than 250,000 people leaving its capital, Port-au-Prince, in rubble. An outbreak of Cholera last October has killed more than 3,000 people and an unresolved election in late 2010 leaves the country’s political system in question.To make the nation’s situation even more complicated the deposed dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier returned to Haiti last week after twenty five years in exile.

     

    On today’s Radio Times, we’ll try to make sense of this with WHYY’S Susan Phillips, who has just returned from her second reporting trip to the ravaged country; Dr. Evan Lyon a physician working with the group Partners in Health; and Trinity College and U.S. Institute of Peace Haiti expert Robert Maguire.

     

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