Monday, January 18, 2010

Haiti: After decades of neglect, US returns to bigger role - but at what price?

After the catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti last week, the US is working closely with the UN and the Haitian government. The US army has been actively involved in helping distribute aid. But after decades of neglect, are Washington and other powers returning to a bigger role in this poor country? And would that come at a price?

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