President Preval Says 'You have to help yourself'

By: Pvs - November 5 2010, 10:04 AM

There was a tentative plan to shelter people in churches and sturdy public buildings, but President René Préval made it plain that people were largely on their own, warning them on local radio Thursday, "You have to help yourself." He encouraged people in the camps to stay with friends or relatives.

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Raynald Delerme says...

Wow! i dont thinik you've been to Haiti since January 12. I dont think you know what it's like to have lost everything... more »

D Mathon says...

Preval is absolutely right..we need to stop begging and start using our brains instead of our mouths for crying out... more »

Amonnon Louis says...

yon peyi kòm Ayiti,bezwen yon pèsonaj kapab, kalifye, ki gen bon sans e ki renmen peyi a. pou retire Ayiti nan enpas... more »

Reagan says...

WHY, such a big deal if he says "you have to help yourself? The reality is that we, Haitians even when we know the... more »

Tomy says...

I AM NOT SUPRISE, LI KONNIN LE TOUT MOUN MOURI LAP KA MANDE AID POU PLEN POCH LI PI BYEN,POU LI AK AKOLIT LI YO VOLE... more »

Fc says...

mwen ap we kisa ki mal nan sa li di a non. li vay verite, Haitian pa rinmin tande verite. Li kle avec yo, se sa kife... more »

Sandra Pierre says...

I think mr preval need salvation.. more »

Victor Jean-pierre says...

You guys seems to be surprise,i'm not, its just typical Preval! more »