Haiti fact of the day

Nearly 17 percent of Haiti's civil servants died in the disaster, including many senior managers…

Most likely these were the people most likely to be inside of relatively substantial buildings.  It's also a reflection of how much Haitian government was concentrated in Port-au-Prince.  Did you know that the U.S. occupation of 1915-1934 encouraged this centralization, if only to make the country easier to rule?  The full story is here.


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