The UN has taken the rare step of invoking its legal immunity to rebuff claims for compensation from 5,000 victims of the Haiti cholera epidemic, the worst outbreak of the disease in modern times
357,000 Haitians are still living in tent cities after the earthquake. A cholera outbreak spread by UN Peacekeepers has killed nearly 5,000 people.
55 percent of the population lives on less than $1 a day. 78 percent lives on less than $2 a day.
So clearly the one thing that Haiti needs is not food… but millions of dollars for Unions.
Called the “People’s Pastor” for his long activist career, Herbert Daughtry in 1953 was convicted of armed robbery and assault charges. In prison, he had a religious conversion to Pentecostalism which led him to become a pastor in Brooklyn, New York. In 1980 Daughtry helped establish the National Black United Front, which helped organize the national campaign for reparations and has worked alongside the […]
It’s been a week since Port-au-Prince was destroyed by an earthquake. In the days ahead, Haitians will undergo another trauma as rescue efforts struggle, and often fail, to keep pace with unfolding emergencies. After that—and most disastrously of all—will be the arrival of the soldiers of do-goodness, each with his brilliant plan to save Haitians […]