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"Miami Rice": The Business of Disaster in Haiti


Small farmers' rice harvests sat unsold in warehouses for three months, because they could not compete with U.S. food aid.  Photo: Beverly Bell

By Beverly Bell and Tory Field

As we file this article, Port-au-Prince is thick with the smoke of burning tires and with gunfire. Towns throughout the country, along with the national airport, are shut down due to demonstrations. Many are angry over the government