Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Proves Resilient

The incredibly large cholera epidemic in Haiti has continued powerfully through its 2010 outbreak, claiming the lives of around 175 people this year and proving its title as the “largest and most explosive cholera epidemic in modern times.” While many global bodies and most scientists place the blame on the UN after a leaked UN investigative report faulted Nepalese peacekeeping troops and their base’s poor hygienic systems, the UN has yet to take significant action to combat the cholera outbreak. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. Haiti struggles to contain massive cholera outbreak Victor Muisyo, Africa News May 30, 2016 Health departments in Haiti have issued alerts on a looming cholera outbreak in the troubled Caribbean nation. Haiti’s cholera epidemic began just ten months after the devastating earthquake that shook the country in 2010. This year alone, there’s been an […]

Haiti’s Interim President Reassures the Population About Election Verification

As concerns increase that Haiti’s interim president is trying to hold onto power indefinitely, he addressed the nation on Flag Day to reassure them that the elections will happen. An electoral verification commission is currently analyzing the past rounds of elections due to allegations of rampant fraud, to make sure that the process is truly democratic. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. Interim President in Haiti calls for patience amidst election deadlock Linnete Bahati, AfricaNews May 19, 2015 Haiti’s Interim President Joclerme Privert has called on the country to be patient as preparations are underway for another round of presidential elections. Speaking during the Flag Day celebrations, the temporary leader assured the population of his commitment for the polls to take place as soon as possible. “I am calling on you all to be […]

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