Haitians Hit Hard by Food Crisis

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Haitians take advantage of potable water from a public fountain in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince in January 2008. Getty Images hide caption

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Food prices remain drastically high in the Caribbean country of Haiti, where two-thirds of the population is living on less than two dollars a day. Many Haitians are eating cookies, made of dirt, to suppress hunger. Economist Kesner Pharel and journalist Roosevelt Jean-Francois discuss the crisis.

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