It's been five years since the ground shook violently in and around the overcrowded capital of Haiti, the Western Hemisphere's poorest country, raising a cloud of dust over the smashed city and outlying towns.
The devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck at 4:53 p.m. Jan. 12, 2010, killing some 316,000 people, according to Haiti's estimates. Some 1.5 million Haitians were left homeless and the country's government was obliterated. Desolate streets were filled with rubble and the piercing sounds of anguish. (AP)
We take a look back at the horror and devastation as captured by the 2011 Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Carol Guzy. Now a four-time recipient, Guzy won the award as part of the Washington Post team which also included fellow photographers Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti.