Democracy Now! 14 July 2011: Dr. Paul Farmer on Haiti After the Earthquake

14 July, 2011 — Democracy Now!

Dr. Paul Farmer on Haiti After the Earthquake: “How Can We Do a Better Job of Cleaning Up This Mess?”
Eighteen months ago this week, Haiti was devastated by an earthquake that killed as many as 300,000 people, injured hundreds of thousands, and left more than one million homeless. At the time of the earthquake, Haiti was already the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, and now it is still struggling to recover. We spend the hour with Dr. Paul Farmer, who has been working in Haiti for nearly three decades, and since 2009 has served as the U.N. deputy special envoy for Haiti working under former President Bill Clinton. Watch/Listen/Read

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Information Clearing House Newsletter July 14, 2011: US Attack Kills 50 People In Yemen

July 14, 2011 — Information Clearing House

300 Somali Children Left for Dead in Drought
By MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED
Andrew Wander, a spokesman for Save the Children, said his agency provides care to more than 300 unaccompanied children who were found on roadsides after their parents died or abandoned them. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28573.htm 

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