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Haitians bite the hand that feeds.


Violence in Haiti is so bad that American charity workers are fleeing for their lives and several nations are considering removing their UN contingents.

Since the earthquake that killed over 15,000 people, volunteers in Haiti have found a population that absolutely refuses to do any labor to help improve their condition. Charities had to fly in white volunteers just to unload planes full of aid. White charity workers are now performing such menial tasks as painting, while tens of thousands of Haitians sit idly nearby. Now Haitians are actually attacking volunteers and UN workers who have been feeding, sheltering, and clothing them.

Rather than work to improve their conditions, tens of thousands of Haitians have left their still standing homes in the country side and moved to tent cities. They do this to live off of the free food. Tent cities continue to grow instead of shrink.

Never has there been a natural disaster in Europe or Asia when the population had yet to even begin cleaning up nearly a year later. Nor have we witnessed a foreign government holding shipping containers full of aid hostage and making the charities pay for them to be released.

From KSL.com

Two Utah volunteers working in Haiti fled that country because of increased rioting. They are home now but hope to return to help expectant mothers and their babies survive.

The new organization MamaBaby Haiti has members from throughout the country. The Utah volunteers who are part of it remain concerned about their patients who live in a country still devastated by an earthquake and now, disease.

There was joy in the homecoming after a frightening escape from Haiti.

People crowd the streets, which are overrun with waste. Haitians still need everything. MamaBaby Haiti set up a clinic to help mothers and newborns survive. But some citizens are turning against the people who came to help them, believing aid workers brought cholera with them.

Melody Pendleton, a MamaBaby Haiti midwife said, “It was like, come on people, just get in the ambulance and let’s go! It’s time, right now! We cannot wait; it’s time, right now. So, we did.”

Protesters will allow only ambulances to pass, so the women pretended to be patients. A Catholic priest and U.N. workers from Chile and Uruguay got them safely to the Dominican Republic.

Celeste Burr, a MamaBaby Haiti midwife trainee said, “There were times when we all felt frightened, and we were thinking about the what-ifs, but it wasn’t often.”