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Haiti: A Perfect Storm

“I believe in my heart that Haitians are the toughest, most resilient people on Earth.”

It took the kidnapping of 17 foreign missionaries for the world to really pay attention to the security crisis in Haiti. Gang violence, hundreds of kidnappings and a presidential assassination – it has been a bad year for this Caribbean country.

Al Jazeera Correspondent Manuel Rapalo takes us through some of the biggest struggles Haitians are facing, and explains why he believes “they deserve more”.