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As bodies burn, Haitians pray, cry for help, shout in anger at world's response

The Chicago Tribune, 18 January 2010
Publié le : 18 janvier 2010
 Jennifer Kay, Michelle Faul 
"PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) Prayers of thanksgiving and cries for help rose from Haiti's huddled homeless Sunday, the sixth day of an epic humanitarian crisis that was straining the world's ability to respond and igniting flare-ups of violence amid the rubble of Port-au-Prince. "Haitian police struggled to scatter hundreds of stone-throwing looters in the city's Vieux Marche, or Old Market. Elsewhere downtown, amid the smoke from bonfires burning uncollected bodies, gunfire rang out and bands of machete-wielding young men roamed the streets, faces hidden by bandanas. "A leading aid group complained of skewed priorities and a supply bottleneck at the U.S.-controlled airport. The general in charge said the U.S. military was "working aggressively" to speed up deliveries." Read on...
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