Drought threatens population in the northwest of Haiti

By Reuters | Mon, 7 Apr 2014 11:00 AM
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By Amelie Baron

PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti, April 7 (Reuters) - Only cactus grows along the dirt road fringing arid fields on the way to the isolated village of Bas des Moustiques, on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Port-de-Paix in Haiti.

A lack of rain in recent months has killed crops in Haiti's poorest region, and left people struggling to survive.

Julia Sodietra, 41, has lost hope as ...

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