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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

US withdraws funding for Haitian elections

WASHINGTON, Jul 8, CMC – The United States says it will suspend funding to Haiti for the upcoming round of presidential and legislative elections schedule for October even as Washington emphasised that the suspension should not be seen as a “reduction in US support for the development of Haiti.”

PM Harris calls on Dom Rep to cease & desist

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris has called on Dominican Republic authorities to cease and desist with any plan that would lead to the expulsion of Dominicans of Haitian descent and render them stateless.

Jamaica, T&T concerned as DR wants to deport thousands to Haiti

While Jamaica’s Foreign Minister AJ Nicholson is defending CARICOM's response to the planned deportation of thousands of people of Haitian descent from the Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran says his government was “deeply concerned” over the recent re-igniting of the issue of the deportation of Dominican Republic citizens of Haitian descent.

US Court Dismisses 8,700 Haitian Lives

Throughout its history, Haiti has received lessons in savagery from the world’s big imperial powers. The latest lesson was delivered about a week ago by a U.S. court that said the UN cannot be held accountable for criminal negligence that has killed 8,700 Haitians from cholera since 2010.
  • Published in Opinion
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