Tuesday, January 19, 2010

With the Cuban doctors in Haiti...

The worst tragedy is not being able to do more
Leticia Martínez Hernández
Photos: Juvenal Balán

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti. — The little boy, with a drip attached to his hand — although at that stage it wasn’t helping him very much — couldn’t stop trembling. The fluid that perhaps in other circumstances would give him some strength was not passing through his collapsed veins. Lying on a piece of cardboard, his life was ebbing away while, at his feet, a Cuban doctor lamented not being able to do more.

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