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U.N. Accepts Blame for Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic, But Dodges the Bill

Today’s lesson in evading moral responsibility comes to us from the United Nations. The organization says it is terribly concerned about the cholera epidemic in Haiti and wishes to eliminate it. But it has not figured out when and how this is going to happen, and with what money. Continue reading “U.N. Accepts Blame for Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic, But Dodges the Bill”

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U.N. Can’t Raise Money to Fight Cholera It Brought to Haiti

When the leader of the United Nations apologized to Haitians for the cholera epidemic that has ravaged their country for more than six years — caused by infected peacekeepers sent to protect them — he proclaimed a “moral responsibility” to make things right. Continue reading “U.N. Can’t Raise Money to Fight Cholera It Brought to Haiti”

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Haitian Senate Reschedules Prime Minister’s Confirmation Hearing

FILE – Prime Minister-designate Jack Guy Lafontant listens to a speech by President Jovenel Moise at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Feb. 24, 2017.

Haiti’s Senate has announced a confirmation hearing for the country’s prime minister-designate on Wednesday.

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