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Haiti needs help, not patronizing, after the earthquake and assassination

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22.09.2021
It's been just over a month since a powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti's southern peninsula, killing more than 2,200 people. Hundreds more are still missing and many in the terribly disadvantaged nation ― with so many ties to South Florida ― are still struggling to find basic aid and shelter in an unfolding humanitarian crisis.

That natural disaster occurred amid one that was human-made: the political turmoil from the July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. Repercussions continued this week when Port-au-Prince's top prosecutor asked an investigative judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in connection with the slaying ― a request complicated by news that the prosecutor had been fired a day earlier by that very prime minister.

A strong earthquake, a president assassinated and a confusing power struggle at the very........

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