A Relationship in Crisis: Haiti and the U.N.

A Relationship in Crisis: Haiti and the U.N.

Victims of Haiti's recent cholera epidemic are ramping up legal efforts against the United Nations, saying U.N. peacekeepers introduced the disease to the island nation in 2010. Meanwhile, doubts are growing about Haiti's ability to...

Victims of Haiti's recent cholera epidemic are ramping up legal efforts against the United Nations, saying U.N. peacekeepers introduced the disease to the island nation in 2010. Meanwhile, doubts are growing about Haiti's ability to conduct elections this fall, further complicating the country's relationships with global institutions. Kojo explores what's at stake for Haiti both internally and internationally.

Guests

Jonathan Katz

Author, "The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster" (Palgrave Macillian, 2013)

Roberson Alphonse

Journalist, Le Nouvelliste (Port-au-Prince, Haiti)

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