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U.N. Chief Sorry for World Body’s Role in Haiti Cholera Outbreak

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Dec 2 – Outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized to the people of Haiti on Thursday for the world body’s role in a deadly cholera outbreak blamed on Nepali U.N. peacekeepers that has killed more than 9,300 people. Haiti was free of cholera until 2010, when the peacekeepers dumped

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Hurricane Matthew Kills Almost 900 in Haiti Before Hitting U.S.

By Joseph Guyler Delva and Scott Malone PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8 – Hurricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before plowing northward on Saturday over waters just off the U.S. southeast where it caused flooding and widespread power outages. The number of deaths

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