Contrast that with the situation on the ground in Port-au-Prince.
But as the Associated Press correspondent in Port-au-Prince, I quickly realized that there was more to the story.
Even in Port-au-Prince, the capital of the overcentralized country, public services are unreliable at best.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti—Post-quake Haiti has lines for everything.
Meanwhile, people from Partners in Health are working on setting up field hospitals in Port-au-Prince.
Great fire at Port-au-Prince; 600 houses burnt and property to an immense amount destroyed.
The palace, like every other building in Port-au-Prince, consisted of one storey only.
She, too, was very successful, and was going home a full ship when she met the Port-au-Prince.
Janvier is a man who formerly lived in Port-au-Prince in the house where he was found.
I hear that they have been beaten badly near Port-au-Prince.
from Arawak haiti "land of mountains," and probably originally the name of the whole island.
Note: With its extremely low average income and literacy rate, Haiti is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.
Note: In 1957, François (“Papa Doc”) Duvalier established a dictatorship; at his death in 1971, he was succeeded by his son, Jean Claude (“Baby Doc”), who was finally overthrown in 1986. Since then the government has changed several times through military coups. In 1994, U.S. troops arrived in Haiti in an effort to restore democratic government, however, the political and economic future of Haiti remains uncertain.