Haiti's Earthquake: One Year Later
It took less than sixty seconds. On January 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, altering the landscape of the nation's capital, Port-au-Prince, and changing the lives of millions of people. Kojo talks with several of the people he met on our November trip to Haiti, and assesses how much progress has been made in rebuilding the country.
Graffiti artist Jerry Rosembert talks about his work on the streets of Port-au-Prince and the surrounding areas following the devastating January 2010 earthquake there. Rosembert sees his art as a positive influence even as some politicians try to use it, against his wishes, for their own benefit:
Our producers recorded scenes from their drive around the streets of Port-au-Prince during an advance reporting trip there in October 2010: