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Haitians blame UN soldiers for cholera crisis in wake of earthquake disaster
Submitted by Roger on January 16, 2014 - 11:07
PBS Newshour has broadcast an informative, nine-minute report on the fourth anniversary of the earthquake. The report focuses on news of the cholera epidemic and the lawsuit launched on behalf of it victims. The repor interviews several of the plaintiffs in thesuit as well as the lawyer pursuing the case on their behalf, Mario Joseph.
“Three years ago in Haiti, as the country struggled to recover from a devastating earthquake, a river near a United Nations base was poisoned with cholera; hundreds of thousands of people have been infected. Inigo Gilmore of Independent Television News investigates the allegations about the spread of the disease by UN soldiers.”