"Unable to find work, Laforet said it frustrates her to hear about aid agencies doling out food and jobs in the capital.
``No one has done anything for us here,'' she said, standing outside a pink, one-room shack on the outskirts of town. ``Everything is happening in Port-au-Prince.''
Some call Haiti ``the Republic of Port-au-Prince'' because no other city seems to matter, said Jean-Robert Lafortune, the president of the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition, a Miami-based organization that has been advocating for greater decentralization. ``There has been an unbalanced development of Haiti, and that has an impact in terms of commerce and industrialization in other parts of the country,'' he said."
Monday, March 15, 2010
What's wrong with this picture? - The Haitian
What's wrong with this picture? - The Haitian: