On July 7, President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in his private residence in the capital, Port-au-Prince. On Aug. 14, a massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti’s southern peninsula, leaving at least 2,284 dead and more than 12,763 injured. Just two weeks ago, photos surfaced showing U.S. Border Patrol officers on horses whipping Haitians as they tried to enter the United States.
The horrifying images of the crisis — immigration agents on horseback using reins as whips on the helpless, women and children huddled in the heat, distraught Haitians deported back to the Haiti that they had left years ago — will not be so easily erased.
Today, over one month since the August 2021 quake, half of the Haitians affected still need humanitarian assistance – about 400,000 people, according to the District-based nonprofit Project Hope.
The U.S. remains insufficient in meeting its goals.
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“We’re suffering, the babies are getting wet,” said one woman in Les Cayes in tears, holding an umbrella, in one video. “No one is helping us, we’re only able to cry out to God.”
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The Haitian government declared a state of emergency after at least 304 people died in a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the country Saturday morning, Prime Minister Ariel Henry announced in a news conference.
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As the clock continued to dwindle down, and Bulldogs’ ran out of timeouts the Fighting Irish would send their seniors off right with a 21-14 win.
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