If you haven’t heard, Haiti was today shaken by one of the strongest earthquakes the Carribbean country has seen in more than 200 years. The shallow, 7.0 magnitude earthquake centered around 16km from the capital, Port-au-Prince, and the death toll is rumoured to be in the thousands. It’s difficult to imagine what the people over there are facing and our thoughts and prayers go out to them. Even for a nation whose history already seems like one long heartbreak, from despotism to destitution, this tragedy looks to be utterly devastating.
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