Plan for Haiti [Pictures]
Columbia resident Raymond Joseph served as Haitian ambassador to the United States from 2005 to 2010. He recently founded A Dollar A Tree For Haiti, a reforestation program. Read about Joseph here.
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A Haitian women is shown cutting wood to
A Haitian women is shown cutting wood to make charcoal 26 March,2005 on the road of Gonaives. One of the poorest countries in the world, Haitians are slowly gnawing away at their last one percent of forest, turning trees in state preserves into lumber, firewood and charcoal and burning the grounds to plant vegetable patches. Haitian Prime Minister Gerard Latortue has attributed Haiti's deadly flash floods to the Caribbean country's massive deforestation.