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55,000 Haitians in the U.S. Fear Being Deported

Some 55,000 Haitians in the United States who received protection from deportation in 2010, when a major earthquake devastated their land and killed 300,000, may be forced to return to their country next year if indications by Trump administration officials prove true.

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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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UN Chief Apologizes to Haiti But Does Not Admit U.N. Soldiers Brought Cholera to Country

Six years after the deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti began, outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized this week for how the U.N. responded to the crisis. But he did not acknowledge that U.N. peacekeepers started it.

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Congress Faults Obama Administration for Not Being Tough with UN Over Haiti’s Cholera Crisis

At least 30,000 people have died during the cholera outbreak after UN peacekeepers relocated from Nepal in 2010 brought the bacterium with them. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
At least 30,000 people have died during the cholera outbreak after UN peacekeepers who relocated from Nepal in 2010 brought the bacterium with them. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Bipartisan group of 158 members of Congress ‘deeply concerned’ that US did not treat UN’s refusal to accept responsibility for outbreak with enough urgency

A bipartisan group of 158 members of Congress has accused the Obama administration of a failure of leadership over the cholera scandal in Haiti in which at least 30,000 people have died as a result of an epidemic caused by the United Nations for which the world body refuses to accept responsibility.

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