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Haitians pray, cry for help in the ruins

Published 01/18/2010, The Associated Press

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Prayers of thanksgiving and cries for help rose from a roofless cathedral and the huddled homeless Sunday, the sixth day of an epic humanitarian crisis that was straining the world’s ability to respond and igniting flare-ups of violence amid the rubble.
A leading aid group echoed complaints about the supply bottleneck and skewed priorities at the U.S.-controlled airport. The general in charge said the U.S. military was “working aggressively” to speed up deliveries.

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