The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller

Corpses being burned in Haiti to reduce stacks of bodies

Richard Morse, the American manager of the iconic Hotel Oloffson which served as the inspiration for the Hotel Trianon in Graham Greene’s The Comedians, said that the stench of death in Port-au-Prince was becoming unbearable and people were resorting to desperate measures.

The Red Cross has estimated the numbers now dead are between 45,000 – 50,000 and warned of a shortage of body bags.

Full story: Haiti earthquake: bodies burning in desperate city – The Telegraph.