Haiti : Two-thirds of Haiti’s people face hunger and malnourishment as problems worsen in storms’ wake

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  1. Alarm Clock

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    Two-thirds of Haiti’s people face hunger and malnourishment as problems worsen in storms’ wake


    (Dieu Nalio Chery/ Associated Press ) - In this May 23, 2013 photo, an unidentified malnourished boy stands near his home in Belle Anse, Haiti. Haiti in general and the mountain villages in particular have long suffered from chronic hunger.
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    By Associated Press, Published: June 10
    BELLE ANSE, Haiti — The hardship of hunger abounds amid the stone homes and teepee-like huts in the mountains along Haiti’s southern coast.
    The hair on broomstick-thin children has turned patchy and orangish, their stomachs have ballooned to the size of their heads and many look half their age — the tell-tale signs of malnutrition.
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    Two-thirds . . . that's a big percentage!
     
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    My prayers go up for immediate relief to the descendants of the first black republic in the Americas...

    I also feel and think their plights should be a reality check/wake up call/in this nation and thruout the black disapora...

    Time will tell...

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    God bless you Chuck! I dont know how we can be so cold hearted to the first nation to defeat White Supremacy, and are now bearing the brunt of their revenge!