The latest on the Baltimore bridge collapse
Mar 26, 2024

The latest on the Baltimore bridge collapse

Portions of Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed after being struck by a container ship early Tuesday.

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A collision impacting one of the busiest ports on the East Coast

A major portion of a one-and-a-half mile bridge in Baltimore collapsed in the early morning hours on Tuesday after a container ship struck it. Officials believe at least seven people were in vehicles that fell off the Francis Scott Key Bridge into the Patapsco River, which is the route in and out of the Port of Baltimore.

How colonial exploitation of Haiti set the stage for its ongoing political crisis

"Haiti is now facing the prospect of living without any traces of a recognizable state for the first time in a long time," says MIT's Malick Ghachem.
Members of the G-9 federation gang patrol streets in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 22.
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