MP3: #160 Planet Money: In Haiti, A Prime Minister's Lament

16.03.2010

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#160 Planet Money: In Haiti, A Prime Minister\'s Lament MP3

Adam Davidson and Chana Joffe-Walt, who've been reporting in Haiti, talk to Prime Minister Jean Max Bellerive. He runs the government's day-to-day affairs; President Rene Preval is the head of state.They interview Bellerive at his official residence, and while they're talking, a U.S. Army helicopter flies by. It's a reminder of the massive foreign presence in Haiti. And it's not just the military; all sorts of people... Source: npr.org

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