‘Things have gotten worse’: Weary Haitians approach a somber anniversary

The 2010 earthquake claimed 316,000 lives. The country has endured many broken promises in the decade since.

Ten years after an earthquake killed more than 300,000 people in Haiti, corruption and political turmoil has prevented the small island nation from getting back on its feet. Here, just a few months after the disaster, citizens began rebuilding a school in the Carrefour Feuilles neighborhood of Port-au-Prince.
Photograph by Alice Smeets, laif/Redux

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