Haitian Government Cancels Participation In High-Level U.N. Retreat To Discuss Country’s Cholera Epidemic
Miami Herald: Haiti U.N. protest continues as government cancels participation in cholera meeting
“…[T]he Haitian government on Wednesday canceled its participation in a high-level U.N. retreat on cholera in New York. Hosted by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres and his Special Envoy for Haiti Josette Sheeran, the overnight retreat at Greentree on Long Island opened late Wednesday and gathered some of the world’s leading innovators in public health, finance, and business to discuss eradicating the deadly waterborne disease from Haiti. Several Haitian government ministers were scheduled to attend, along with Haiti President Jovenel Moïse, who was to give the keynote remarks along with Guterres at dinner on Wednesday and open and close Thursday’s session…” (Charles, 2/28).