Fourteen months after the earthquake, heavy equipment is still a rare site around Port au Prince. We passed these rigs on our way to the hospital this morning, sitting idle on a side street.
Much of the cleanup and rebuilding work is still being done the old fashioned way - with wheelbarrows, shovels, picks and strong backs. But piles of rubble are still everywhere, as are pancaked buildings, collapsed homes and crumbling shops.
For Haitians, who see their capital city overrun with foreign NGOs and aid money, it's hard to understand who so much work has not been done. Most of them accuse their own government of incompetence and corruption - and of building a false economy around all the foreign aid organizations here.
"We depend on problems because without them there's no work," one man told me yesterday.
Many say no matter who wins in the presidential election, nothing will change. The results of the presidential run-off will be released Thursday.