Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

When will UN and Haitian Government support cholera victims?

After the explosion of UN Independent Expert Gallón’s report on cholera, many questions have surfaced about cholera in Haiti. When will the UN take responsibility? When will the Haitian government and Caricom react and side with cholera victims? While many others have taken a stand, the Haitian government’s lack of response is especially noticeable. Editorial: UN fails to help cholera victims Barbados Daily Nation March 3, 2014 Image from article reprint in Guyana Chronicle Online. HOW MUCH longer will it take for the United Nations to come to grips with its moral, if not legal responsibility as well, to compensate the thousands of Haitian victims of a cholera epidemic in 2010 that has been traced to negligence by a detachment of United Nations peace-keeping troops in that Caribbean Community member state? And why are both the Haitian government of Prime […]

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