Wednesday, May 05, 2004

Let Them Eat Dirt

photo - Ruth Fremson, New York Times
A woman in Fort Dimanche laying out biscuits to dry, biscuits made of butter, salt, water and dirt.

Haiti was the poorest country in this hemisphere before the U.S. overthrew the Aristide government. Now it is even worse. The Haitian people exist by making biscuits made from dirt. If you don't believe it, the New York Times, not a liberal publication at all, tells the story.