World Lens — Week in Review: May 29

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Haiti Hopes Gold Find Means Boom Times Ahead

A significant discovery of gold and other precious metals in Haiti's Northeastern mountain range has given residents hope that once mining gets under way in about five years, the revenues will offer the resources needed to transform a country beset by poverty and ravaged by earthquakes and disease into an emerging island economy. 


(Photo: AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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