Sec. of State Clinton arrives in Haiti to review relief efforts

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has arrived in the Haitian capital to meet with President Rene Preval and receive an update on earthquake relief efforts.

The highest-ranking Obama administration official to visit since the magnitude-7.0 quake struck Tuesday is carrying bottled water, packaged food, soap and other supplies on her Coast Guard C-130 transport plane.

Clinton told reporters Saturday that she is there to make sure the U.S. is doing all it can for the disaster that Haitian officials say may have killed more than 100,000 people.

She will leave with 50 U.S. citizens to Kingston, Jamaica, before heading back to Washington.

Clinton last visited Haiti in April.

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