05 23 2015
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WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Haitians in the United States—along with the rest of the world—are looking on with horror at the aftermath of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that has left mountains of rubble and tens of thousands dead in the streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.


WASHINGTON (NNPA) - It's been described as "The world's Katrina," a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that completely devastated and uprooted the Black island nation of Haiti, leaving an estimated 100,000 dead and millions more homeless, injured and in despair. Government officials are predicting that the death toll could eventually rise to half a million, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters ever.


PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Haitians piled bodies along the devastated streets of their capital Wednesday after a powerful earthquake flattened the president's palace, the cathedral, hospitals, schools, the main prison and whole neighborhoods. Officials feared hundreds of thousands may have perished but there was no firm count...


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