On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security pulled the plug on the temporary protected status it designated Haiti following the country’s 2010 earthquake. Per the announcement, the country has made “considerable progress” since the 2010 earthquake. The problem is, that’s bullshit.
A Canadian woman trapped under rubble after the recent earthquake in Haiti managed to send out a text message to the Foreign Affairs Department in Ottawa, a place nearly 3,000 miles away. And it saved her life.