Sad aftermath from two quakes – New Zealand and Haiti
Christchurch cathedral, that city’s iconic city, is to be demolished; and Haiti is still struggling two years after it was hit by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake.
The remains of what was Christchurch Cathedral, whose shattered spire became a symbol of the New Zealand city’s quake devastation, is to be dismantled after Anglican church officials said the earthquake had damaged the structure of the iconic church beyond repair
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Two years after the 7.0 magnitude Haiti earthquake that killed 316,000 people, much of Haiti is still in trouble.
Tens of thousands of people still live in tent camps in and around Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince.
Ex-members of Haiti’s armed forces and the current Haitian President Michel Martelly, are starting to argue, and last month Haiti’s Prime Minister quit because of arguing.
Violent crime has risen to the highest it has been since 2006. There have been 60.9 murders per 100,000 people in the past year. In comparison, there were 7 murders per 100,000 people in New York.