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UN Admits Role in Haiti Cholera Outbreak for First Time Ever

PORT-AU-PRINCE , August 19, 2016- The United Nations has admitted for the first time that its peacekeepers in Haiti played a role in the outbreak of the cholera epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that sent the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation into a tailspin.
  • Published in Health

Tackling Cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jul 27, CMC – “Wash my hands before eating and nursing the baby, wash my hands after relieving myself, use Aquatabs to purify the water…” and so, Sherline Deus lists the steps she must take to protect herself and her children from cholera in the town of Grand Bois, located in in north-eastern Haiti, near the country’s border with the Dominican Republic.
  • Published in Health

Guyana wants ICJ to settle Venezuela border claim

President David Granger on Tuesday widened his international call for the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy to be taken International Court of Justice (ICJ) when he addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
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