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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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In Our Election Craziness, Don’t Forget Haiti

It’s been only a month, but seems like we’ve already forgotten the destruction Hurricane Matthew left in its wake when it slammed into the western tip of Haiti in the early hours on Oct. 4, 2016. The category four hurricane with sustained winds of 140 mph dumped 40 inches of rain on the mountainsides of the Tiburon peninsula. In the resulting mudslides and blowing debris, 546 Haitians lost their lives and some 438 were injured.
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