In this April 10, 2012 photo, geologist Francisque Pierre examines samples of stone to be examined for minerals and metals at an exploratory mine run by the SOMINE mining company in the department of ... more 
In this April 10, 2012 photo, geologist Francisque Pierre examines samples of stone to be examined for minerals and metals at an exploratory mine run by the SOMINE mining company in the department of Trou Du Nord, Haiti. Haiti's land may yet hold the solution to centuries of poverty: there is gold hidden in its hills, and silver and copper too. Now, two mining companies are drilling around the clock to determine how to get those metals out, and how much it might cost. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Dieu Nalio Chery
Fri, May 11, 2012 3:28 PM EDT