Haiti's history of hardship

Political and economic conflict has left Haiti particularly vulnerable to disaster.

    Haiti's place as one of the poorest countries in the hemisphere was not inevitable.

    Its history has been marked not only by natural disasters, but by political and economic conflict.

    It is a story of international intervention that has left the country particularly vulnerable.

    Al Jazeera's Avi Lewis reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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