Earthquake strikes Haiti in midst of political-economic crisis

At least 2,189 people have died in Haiti’s earthquake as reported by authorities late on August 18. This crisis has hit the Latin American and the Caribbean region’s poorest country in the midst of a highly complex situation.

August 19, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

At least 2,189 people have died in Haiti’s earthquake as reported by authorities late on August 18. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck southwestern Haiti on August 14. This crisis has hit the Latin American and the Caribbean region’s poorest country in the midst of a highly complex situation.

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