Haiti marks 5th anniversary of earthquake amid signs of uneven recovery

January 12, 2015 1:00 PM

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti is marking the fifth anniversary of a devastating earthquake with an early-morning church service and a gathering of dignitaries at a mass grave.

This is an official Day of National Remembrance in the impoverished country. Hundreds of Haitians started the day in their best clothes at a new Catholic church in downtown Port-au-Prince. The church replaced the cathedral left in ruins by the earthquake that also leveled much of the capital and sur...

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