Friday, January 29, 2010

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Returns from Haiti

Washington, DC, Jan 29 - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) has returned to the United States after wrapping up a three-day mission in and around Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Concerned about the death and devastation caused by the earthquake and eager to evaluate the progress of recovery and aid distribution efforts, Congresswoman Waters made arrangements to travel to Haiti without requiring the State Department or military to divert resources to support her trip. While there, she visited a number of the makeshift hospitals and refugee camps that have sprung up around the capital.

“Words cannot adequately describe the ongoing humanitarian disaster that is unfolding in Haiti,” said Congresswoman Waters. More...

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