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Americas Music schools drum up new hope for students in Haiti

Three years after the earthquake that left the country in ruins, Haiti's government has an unlikely new remedy for poverty and crime: music education.

By Jeffrey MarlowContributor / January 12, 2013

Dieu Nalio Chery/AP

After the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, hundreds of thousands of displaced refugees moved into tent camps around Port-au-Prince, the rubble-strewn capital city.