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Haiti's diaspora looks for guidance

More than a quarter of the Haitian population lives outside Haiti. Now there are growing efforts to unify and strengthen that diaspora. Haitian leaders in the US are getting advice from another diaspora -- The American Jewish community.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax made an impressive career out of recording folk music all over the world; But few people heard the recordings that Lomax made in Haiti in the 1930's. This month they'll be released to the public for the first time. Ruxandra Guidi has the story.

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Haiti devastation emerges

The extent of the devastation from the quake in Haiti is emerging. The 7.0-magnitude quake is Haiti's worst in two centuries. Up to three million people have been affected. Jeb Sharp speaks with Bob Poff, disaster coordinator for The Salvation Army.

Politics

The US response to Haiti

President Obama has set in motion a coordinated aid effort for Haiti following yesterday's devastating earthquake. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the obstacles facing that relief effort.