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ONU sobre el cólera en HAITI: Ayuda humanitaria sí, compensaciones individuales no

Enviado por en febrero 23, 2013 – 13:27 pm

Deborah Sontag

(NEW YORK TIMES)-There will be no direct financial compensation from the United Nations for the more than 8,000 Haitians who died and the 646,000 sickened by cholera since the disease struck the earthquake-ravaged country in October 2010, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told the Haitian president this week.

More than 15 months after the United Nations received a legal claim seeking to hold peacekeeping troops responsible for setting off the epidemic, its lawyers declared the claim “not receivable,” citing diplomatic immunity. (MORE…)

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