Unimaginable devastation, in a country plagued by poverty, corruption and a turbulent history.
Lurita Doan at Big Government provides some historical perspective.
There is a link to the Red Cross's emergency aid to Haiti here.
"There are countless horrible things happening all over the world and horrible people prospering, but we must never allow them to disturb our equanimity or deflect us from our sacred duty to sabotage and annoy them whenever possible." -Auberon Waugh