Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Inertia

Defying a judge’s order, opposition leaders in Haiti plan to visit former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was put under house arrest last week as part of an...
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  • John A Carroll When a society does not have basic infrastructure (government, justice system, roads, electricity, water, food, education, medicine) the population cannot thrive. And when calamity hits (earthquakes or Ebola) there is no reserve to fight back.
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  • Micki Berthelot Morency The disappointment continues to mount in Haiti...Infrastructure in Haiti had been decimated for years by several causes, but the influx of "Aid" has crippled its people. They seem to no longer expect much if anything from its government, but live off handouts. Education, food, healthcare, agriculture, employment, roads...are provided/funded/subsidized by NGOs.
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  • John A Carroll Institutional inertia. And blank stares from organizations that were designed to serve. This happens not only in Port-au-Prince but in Peoria, Illinois. We are desensitized with our digital devices and have lost empathy. Our heads are truly in the sand.
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Saturday, August 30, 2014

A Children's Hospital Garden and Conflict of Interest in Peoria