An Urgent Appeal from Haiti

As Haiti struggles to cope with the aftermath of skyrocketing food prices and devastating hurricanes, the UN mission chief comes to Ottawa to urge Canada to give more to keep the country from slipping back into chaos.

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 12/17/2008 12:00 am EST

Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, was showing some encouraging signs earlier this year that it was finally starting to climb out of poverty.

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