"It was like throwing a lighted match into a gasoline-filled room"
- DR. PAUL S. KEIMa microbial geneticist, on the devastating effects of Haiti's cholera epidemic that is believed to have killed over 7,000 people and infected 500,000 more at a time when the country is reeling from the effects of the deadly 2010 earthquake
"We're not invading Haiti. That's ludicrous. This is humanitarian relief."
- GREGORY KANE,U.S. Army colonel, on the hundreds of U.S. troops that landed on Tuesday in earthquake-damaged Port-au-Prince; Kane quelled any notion of a U.S. invasion, referencing a 1915 military intervention in Haiti
"This money will go back to Haiti for sure. It will never go back to Duvalier."
- ENRICO MONFRINI,a Switzerland-based lawyer, referring to the Swiss law that has blocked the assets of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier
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