Haiti Roiled by Rumors

March 29, 2012 - 12:06 PM
In this March 26, 2012 photo, fishermen listen to news on a radio as they rest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Caribbean country has long been vulnerable to radio-fanned rumors, driven by the lack of reliable information and widespread illiteracy. Now, there are new elements, including social media outlets such as Twitter adding to the fray, as well as what appears to be an orchestrated effort to undermine President Michel Martelly, who has been in office for nearly a year. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)