UNESCO special envoy for Haiti

Michaelle Jean, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000249" title="UNESCO" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/unesco-ORGOV0000249.topic">UNESCO</a> special envoy for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO000001951608" title="Port-au-Prince (Haiti)" href="/topic/international/haiti/port-au-prince-%28haiti%29-PLGEO000001951608.topic">Haiti</a>, speaks during a ceremony at the Kiskeya University to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2010 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST0000230" title="Haiti Earthquake (2010)" href="/topic/disasters-accidents/earthquakes/haiti-earthquake-%282010%29-EVHST0000230.topic">earthquake</a> in Port-au-Prince. As Haitians mark the anniversary on Wednesday of the earthquake that flattened much of the capital Port-au-Prince, hopes that a better nation could rise from the rubble have given way to a crushing sense of bitterness and despair.

( St-Felix Evens/Reuters / January 12, 2011 )

Michaelle Jean, UNESCO special envoy for Haiti, speaks during a ceremony at the Kiskeya University to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince. As Haitians mark the anniversary on Wednesday of the earthquake that flattened much of the capital Port-au-Prince, hopes that a better nation could rise from the rubble have given way to a crushing sense of bitterness and despair.

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