The death toll may be as high as 500,000 in the biggest earthquake to hit Haiti in 200 years. President Obama is mobilizing US rescue efforts focused on Port au Prince, a city of 3 million people. Meantime, the heads of Wall Street’s four biggest banks are being grilled by a commission investigating what caused the near financial collapse that brought on the recession. What do the bankers have to say? Is the commission asking the right questions? Will the investigation help prevent the same thing from happening all over again?
Haiti's Humanitarian Disaster; A Different Disaster on Wall Street
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The Day after the Earthquake in Haiti
The death toll from the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Haiti is impossible to measure accurately, but local officials are estimating it in the hundreds of thousands....
Haiti and Humanitarian Disaster
The biggest earthquake to strike the nation of Haiti in 200 years has devastated the poorest country in the western hemisphere. The State Department says the human toll...