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UN Says US Military Not Cooperative in Haiti: Will the Excessive Number of Haitian Deaths Prove It?

March 2, 2010


The following Washington Post article reveals that the US government, particularly the military, provided little cooperation to the UN, aid agencies, etc. to assist Haiti’s earthquake victims.  This resulted in a delay of supplies, food and water and caused many deaths. In addition to NGO and UN claims about the US’ unwillingness to play nice, the US  seems eerily detached […]

Poor Sanitation in Haiti’s Camps Is A Killer

February 21, 2010


This is a huge issue for which proper measures were not taken weeks ago.  All health professionals know that lack of sanitation is a killer in crowded living conditions. It is unthinkable that a massive latrine project was not conducted to cover each and every homeless camp in the country.  If the US military had directed a few thousand […]