The Huffington Post Report
By Beverley Bell
The Haitian government has been largely silent since the January 12 earthquake. Publicly, that is. Who knows what officials are saying behind closed doors to international governments and other donors? Citizens don't. They have heard from President René Préval about his personal losses from the quake - his shirts, his palace - but about little else, least of all about the substance of governmental plans for reconstruction. More..