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Haiti: The long road to recovery

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Video by Melissa BELL , Shona BHATTACHARYYA , Laurence CUVILLIER , Nathan KING

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2010-02-01

In a 3-hour special edition broadcast live from Port-au-Prince, FRANCE 24 journalists take stock of the grave circumstances facing Haiti's population two weeks after the deadly earthquake hit the poverty stricken nation.

Melissa Bell, Johan Bodin, Laurence Cuvillier, Karim Hakiki, Jessica Le Masurier, Léa Salamé et Emmanuel Saint-Martin report from Port-au-Prince and Pétionville.

The forgotten children of Port-au-Prince

The earthquake swelled the number of orphans. News of fast track adoptions was headline news but many, many more children face a bleak future.

 

How the governement is dealing with the current catastrophe?

Haiti's president René Preval says his people have been dignified through the crippling events of the past few weeks.

Centuries of political history collapsed

Haiti's history has been a been a troubled one with weak governments, dictators and natural disasters.

Date created : 2010-01-28

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