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| Haiti's president 'alive' after massive quake: official|
| Updated at: 1035 PST, Wednesday, January 13, 2010|
MEXICO CITY: Haiti's President Rene Preval "is alive" after a massive earthquake that destroyed the presidential palace and other buildings in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's ambassador to Mexico said.
"All I can confirm is that president and his wife are alive and well," Ambassador Robert Manuel said.
"The situation is very serious," he added at a press conference after meeting with Mexico's Deputy Foreign Minister Salvador Beltran.