Haiti Earthquake Damage: Death Toll Rises, Relief Mobilized

A day after the great Haiti earthquake, the country's president, Rene Preval, speculated that 30-50,000 people may have died -- though officials conceded there was no real way to make an estimate amid the chaos in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Stunned Haitians piled their dead on the crumbling streets of the capital, Port-au-Prince, and Preval reported stepping over dead bodies. "Dead bodies are everywhere," said Frederic Dupoux, a resident of the city, in a Twitter feed. ...Full Story
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