Thursday, 14 January 2010

Haiti's troubled past

The tragic events in Haiti – for once, the epithet ‘Biblical’ seems apt – are just one more grim chapter in the Caribbean island’s terrible history. Tim Edwards offers a commendably concise account of Haiti’s troubled past here. http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/58405,news-comment,news-politics,why-is-haiti-so-poor-a-history-of-earthquake-hit-island-papa-doc-duvalier

If you hear anyone whingeing about the recent spate of bad weather in Britain . . .
 
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