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G7 to write off Haiti debt

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Haiti's debts have been written off by the world's richest countries.

The Caribbean nation owes more than half a billion dollars but needs financial help if it is going to recover from last month's earthquake.

The decision to cancel the loans was made at a meeting of the Group of Seven's Finance Ministers in Canada.

The BBC's Nick Davis reports from Port au Prince in Haiti.

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