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UN peacekeepers brought cholera to Haiti: study


UN peacekeepers from Nepal brought the strain of cholera to Haiti responsible for an epidemic that has killed 5,500 people, according to a study published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Pre

Pop star declared Haiti president


Michel Martelly, a Haitian popular singer known by the stage name 'Sweet Micky', was officially declared the earthquake-devastated country's next president, election officials said on Wednesday.

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Cholera kills 4,000 in Haiti

Port-au-Prince: More than 3,900 Haitians have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease in mid-October, the country's health officials has said.

The disease has spread across all 10 provinces

Fading Haiti Cholera 'could surge'

Saint Marc, Haiti: The cholera epidemic that has raged across this country is claiming fewer victims, with a sharp drop in new cases everywhere from the shimmering rice fields of the Artibonite Valley

Exercise restraint: India to Haiti

United Nations: India has called upon all political actors in earthquake-hit Haiti to exercise restraint and avoid actions that cause violence and distract focus from the urgently needed reconstructio

Haiti's Duvalier apologises for past, urges unity

Like a ghost from the past, ousted Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier apologised to the victims of his 15-year regime and said he had returned to work for national reconciliation.

Desperate Haitians welcome back former tyrant 'Baby Doc'

Port-Au-Prince: A carnival-like atmosphere prevailed on Sunday as ousted strongman Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier returned to an earthquake-ravaged Haiti desperate for any political leadership.

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Cholera death strikes 3,651: Haiti

Port-au-Prince: At least 3,651 people have died in the cholera epidemic that broke out in October last year in Haiti, according to figures released by the public health ministry.

A total of 1,71,304

Over 2,700 dead in Haiti from cholera

Port-au-Prince: At least 2,707 people have died in Haiti in the cholera epidemic that has affected the impoverished country since mid-October, according to figures released on Monday by the public hea

'Let Haiti sort out its own mess'

Port-Au-Prince: The front-runner in Haiti's disputed presidential elections, Mirlande Manigat, is urging the international community not to impose its own political solution on the quake-hit nation.

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