The Haitian Earthquake Update: Support Haiti People!
Haitians are pulling the dead out from newly-formed rubble in the country’s capital city, following a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake that leveled buildings, left tens of thousands of people homeless and plunged the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere into disarray.
* Haitian archbishop killed in quake
* Canada, U.S., pledge assistance to Haiti
* UN peacekeeping headquarters collapses
Injured Haitians sat on the city’s darkened streets Wednesday, pleading for help, while untold numbers of people remained trapped within tons of rubble that piled up the day before. Clouds of dust thrown up by falling buildings choked the capital city for hours.