Discussion about the Earthquake in Haiti is covered HERE.
Norah O'Donnell hates Haiti?
Norah O'Donnell is under fire for tweeting about trivial and indulgent luxuries like pedicures, while the people of Haiti suffer and die. Why does she hate Haiti so much? Ok, she's not really under fire - that would be the dumbest charge a human being could ever make. Which is why Norah O'Donnell is in the running for the dumbest human being award, because it's the exact charge she made on Glenn and Sarah Palin. What'd she tweet? Ref. Source 7
Now that the Earthquake is over (Discussion on that: Haiti Earthquake) here comes the dreaded parts of the aftermath of destruction: instability. Dead among the living, no food or water and yet people are asked to wait... For days. As a result looting has begun and young men carry cutlasses through the streets of Haiti is becoming common.
Haiti - The Price of Freedom
By Carolyn Cooper
The US refused to recognise the new Haitian republic and imposed an embargo that lasted until 1862. In 1915, the US invaded Haiti to protect its economic interests and remained in occupation until 1934. Local Haitian leaders were no less predatory than foreign forces, as demonstrated in the truly terrifying reign of Papa and Baby Doc. Ref. Source 7
Actor and Activist Danny Glover on Legacy of US-Haitian Relations Dating Back to 1804
Danny Glover is an acclaimed actor, director, producer and longtime friend of Haiti. His directorial debut, Toussaint, focused on the life of FranÃ§ois-Dominique Toussaint Louverture, a former slave who became one of the fathers of Haiti's independence from France in 1804. Ref. Source 7
"The Real Looting in Haiti"
"The real looting in Haiti is not the people trying to get food to survive. The real looting of Haiti is the economic policies of the U.S. And France, as well as institutions such as the IMF and World Bank, in addition to the disaster capitalism that is fast setting in. Ref. Source 1