Chile’s Quake Recovery Quicker than Haiti’s: Why?

Even though the earthquake in Chile was considerably larger, Chile fared far better both during and after the disaster. AS ALISON ARIEFF recently reported, ‘One has only to look at the fatalities in Chile as compared to Haiti: though the Chilean earthquake registered 8.8 on the Richter scale, the country experienced 279 fatalities, compared to Haiti’s 230,000 from their less Continue Reading →