Saturday, January 16, 2010


Well it has been three days and the devastation of what has
happened Haiti is beginning to sink in.

I have been in touch with a few people we met while working with some non-profits there last December, but I have been unable to contact many people we met during our trip there.

While many people are getting their news from CNN, I wanted
to share what I feel is an invaluable perspective about what is actually going on in Haiti. Please listen to listen to this Democracy Now broadcast it will shed a lot of light as to how Haiti has gotten to this point.

Link -
(Friday January, 15th, 2010 broadcast)

Unfortunately, on a good day Haiti is a country where most
people do not have access to food and clean water, there is little to no
sanitation, the electricity (where they have it) works intermittently, and most of the buildings were already falling down! Worst of all US foreign policy has greatly contributed to the current political and economic state of Haiti.

I am sure that post earthquake the situation there is
comparable to the worst refugee/war zone in the world right now.

If you want to help by donating please donate to one of the
following organizations, as there are only a few NGO’s who can guarantee the aid will actually reach the people who need it instead of lining the pockets of the Haitian elite. (Partners in Health /Paul Farmer)

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