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Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Blame the Alcohol

“As thousands in [Haiti] were trapped under rubble and were wailing for their lives, our politicians…decided to go ahead with the ceremonial opening of Parliament. Prime Minister Patrick Manning…left the day’s proceedings early, promising $6.3 million in aid to Haiti. Then…he hosted…a ‘media appreciation’ event…there was not a single press release or press conference on the Haitian catastrophe”: Trinidadian blogger Andre Bagoo blames it on the alcohol.

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