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A market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, appears in the above photo, which was taken between 1909 and 1920.
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Why Is Haiti So Poor?

A market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, appears in the above photo, which was taken between 1909 and 1920. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, which makes the devastation caused by yesterday's earthquake that much harder on an already struggling nation. As death toll estimates continue to rise and other nations flood in to [...]

January 14, 2010
12:56 AM EST

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