TELEDJOL - The Grapevine Adding More Chaos To Haiti

TELEDJOL - The Grapevine Adding More Chaos To Haiti

The March 2012 Haiti scare was another example of how Haiti's national grapevine, the "teledjol" -- Creole for "telemouth" -- can quickly add yet more chaos to this already messy country.

One senator warned of a panic. Another said things were going to be hot.

Neither gave any details, but that didn't matter:

Within minutes of their comments on the radio, hundreds of shops closed, schools canceled classes and seemingly everyone rushed home. (The Associated Press)

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