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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

CARICOM joins OAS in calling for free and fair elections in Haiti

WASHINGTON, Jul 20, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries Wednesday said they remained optimistic that free and fair elections will be held in Haiti in October even as strategies are being discussed to strengthen the democratic process in the French-speaking CARICOM country.
  • Published in CARICOM

UN regrets that Haiti again fails to form a Gov't

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 17, CMC – The United Nations and its partners in Haiti have expressed “deep regret” that for the fourth time in as many weeks, that the French-speaking Caribbean country’s National Assembly has been unable to deliberate on the provisional governance arrangements.

Haitian ambassador welcomes extension to migrants in DR

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jul. 17, CMC – Haiti’s Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Idalbert Pierre Jean, has welcomed the recent decision made by the Dominican government to extend for one year, the temporary migrant regularization card for over 140,000 Haitians.

UN wants rapid response mechanism to tackle cholera in Haiti

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 9, CMC – The deputy head of the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), says a rapid response mechanism is “crucial” to tackling an endemic disease such as cholera and eliminating it in the French-speaking Caribbean country.
  • Published in Health
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