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Haiti, the one in the spotlight

January 19, 2010

Here are some interesting noteworthy reads regarding a land that has always been in the media spot light for all the wrong reasons, as we take heart of a major disaster that has landed there and what can be learnt from all these. Today is also the day when the American nation celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King, the man who fought for equality for all under one nation. What do all these mean?

http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Haiti/White_Curse.html
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/01/15-11
http://www.voanews.com/uspolicy/2009-09-25-voa2.cfm
http://www.brooklynron.com/2010/01/western-world-cancel-haitis-debt-now.html
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article6281614.ece

For Malaysia, what lesson can be gleaned from all these? What debt does the government owe to the people and what do the people owe for their sovereignty?

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