Haiti is the poorest nation in the western hemisphere. When the country's capitol city was rocked by a 7.0 earthquake late Tuesday the whole world began keeping up through videos, blogs, tweets and Facebook posts. Today Dick Gordon speaks with a woman on the ground there, and others who are in the U.S., waiting desperately for news.
Maggie Boyer is the communications director for World Vision. She was at her desk when the quake hit. Pascale Menard lives in Florida and spoke to her mother in Port au Prince just after the quake. Daniel Auguste has been trying to get in touch with family members with no success. Leon Dorleans sent an emotional e-mail from Haiti to his friend and colleague in the States.