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Haiti Seeks to Control 'City' That Emerged From Quake

Before the January 2010 earthquake destroyed much of Haiti's capital, the only occupants of the arid hills near the city's northern edge were skinny goats foraging amid the cactus and scrub.   Today, hardware stores sell wood and rebar to a flood of homesteaders and children lug water up dusty paths between rows of cinderblock homes and tin-and-tarp shacks. The government estimates that in five years, some 250,000 people have settled in the unregulated sprawl called Canaan,...

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