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Thousands died when the U.N. brought cholera to Haiti. Here’s why it’s getting off scot-free.

By Mara Pillinger, Ian Hurd and Michael N. Barnett March 28 at 9:46 AM Lemaguel Alejuste grimaces in pain after fainting at the Samaritan’s Purse cholera treatment facility in Cabaret, Haiti. (Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post) Who pays the costs when United Nations operations go wrong? This hypothetical question became very …

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UN expert condemns Haiti prison overcrowding, conditions

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – A UN human rights expert on Tuesday condemned overcrowding at Haitian prisons and the slow pace of the country’s legal system that has left many suspects awaiting court dates languishing behind bars. Prisons in Haiti are packed to more than 450 percent of capacity, according to the …

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