September 23, 2021


Controlled News is Real News

Haiti: 1,300 Die in Earthquake as Nation Is Still Recovering from 2010 Quake & Killing of President

2 min read

We go to Haiti for an update on the humanitarian situation after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the country’s southwestern peninsula Saturday. The government has declared a state of emergency and says nearly 1,300 people have died and more than 5,700 are injured. Rescue workers are scrambling to find survivors as Tropical Storm Grace is expected to bring heavy rains to the island. Tens of thousands of people in devastated areas are now sleeping on the streets due to unstable buildings that could still collapse amid aftershocks. “It’s just one more item in a very, very long list of traumatic events that the people of Haiti are sustaining,” says Nadesha Mijoba, country director for the Haitian Health Foundation, in Jérémie, near the epicenter of the earthquake. We also speak with Ann Lee, chief executive officer of CORE, Community Organized Relief Effort, who says the earthquake is exposing a larger problem of a “lack of systems and investment in existing systems.”


Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET:

Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today:

Daily Email Digest:

More from: Democracy Now!

Recent News

Controlled News © 2005 Area.Control.Network™ All rights reserved.
All Rights Reserved © 2020 - 2021 Area Control Network (ACN)
ACN News uses Area Control Network TOS and Privacy Policies that you must agree to to use this site.
Privacy Policies & TOS

ACN is part of Rich The Renegade Productions™ 💯