In the hours after Haiti's catastrophic 2010 earthquake, then-President René Preval began to grasp the magnitude of the disaster.

On Jan. 12, 2010, an earthquake struck Haiti. Miami Herald journalists arrived less than 12 hours later. In this exclusive, never-before-seen interview, then-President René Préval reflected on the devastation unfolding around him.
On Jan. 12, 2010, an earthquake struck Haiti. Miami Herald journalists arrived less than 12 hours later. In this exclusive, never-before-seen interview, then-President René Préval reflected on the devastation unfolding around him.

He wasn’t a man of many words. But René Préval knew his people, and he knew Haiti

March 10, 2017 07:00 AM