January 22, 2010

Haitian migrant asks Trinidad government to let her family in.

A Haitian woman who came to Trinidad 20 years ago to escape political and economic upheaval, is asking Government to allow her daughters who survived last week’s earthquake, to come here on humanitarian grounds.

Marie Helen Bruce said her family survived the quake in the town of Carrefour, where half the buildings collapsed, including theirs.

The family, living on the streets since, also survived Wednesday’s 5.9 magnitude aftershock.

Bruce is among the more than two million Haitians who left Haiti in past decades.

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