December 7, 2019

UN official says Haiti peacekeeping a mission accomplished

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From Caribbean News Service PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jul 22 2017 – The top U.N. official for Haiti is urging the Caribbean country’s new government to keep its promises to fight corruption, improve justice, and combat poverty especially in rural areas, saying peacekeepers have accomplished their mission of stabilizing the Western hemisphere’s poorest nation. Sandra Honore said […]

UN seeks funding to counter cholera in Haiti

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life The United Nations deputy chief on Wednesday called on member states to fund the organization’s new strategy to counter cholera in Haiti, stressing that the initiative is facing a critical shortage of resources. “Without additional resources, the intensified cholera response and control efforts cannot be sustained through 2017 […]

United Nations top official goes to Haiti to promote cholera elimination, elections

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By Jacqueline Charles From Miami Herald While not offering an apology or admission, the head of the United Nations says the global body bears “a moral responsibility” in helping Haiti tackle what experts say is the world’s worst cholera epidemic. UNITED NATIONS — In his strongest statement since a deadly cholera epidemic arrived in Haiti […]