THE CREOLE CONNECTION: NEW ORLEANS, HAITI, AND CATASTROPHE

By Beverly Bell

August 29, 2012


As a native and resident of New Orleans who has spent three decades in and out of Haiti, and as director of an organization with offices in both places, this has been a harrowing week. The two locales sit squarely in Hurricane Isaac
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THE THINGS THAT ARE THE RICHEST ARE THE LEAST VALUED: NEW ORLEANS AND HAITI, POST-CATASTROPHE

Lolis Eric Elie
Interviewed by Beverly Bell

August 28, 2012

Tomorrow, seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina dodged New Orleans, the city will be venturing out to assess Hurricane Isaac
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Tropical Storm Isaac’s Destruction Another “Unnatural Disaster” in Haiti

Press release from Accuracy.org

AP reports at least eight deaths from tropical storm Issac in Haiti. Over 30 groups working on Haiti have set up the Under Tents campaign in working to ensure housing.

The groups state that many of Haiti
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