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UN admits role in Haiti cholera outbreak that killed 10,000 people

From RT
August 18, 2016

United Nations officials acknowledged, for the first time, the role peacekeepers played in the 2010 deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti that killed 10,000 people and sickened hundreds of thousands of others. 662 more words

Greetings from Ahépé!

Bonjour, family! Bonjour, friends! Bonjour, other trainees’ moms! I hope you are all enjoying your air conditioning and fish that isn’t smoked sardines! FREAKING SARDINES! I miss home, but I am having an amazing time in Ahépé, the Duluth of West Africa, a small village in the Maritime Region in Togo! 970 more words

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