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Lawsuit Demands UN Pay for Haitian Cholera Outbreak

A U.S.-based advocacy group has filed a lawsuit demanding the United Nations provide compensation to the families of thousands of Haitians killed by a cholera outbreak. The Boston-based Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti filed the suit Wednesday in New York, the site of the U.N. headquarters. Studies have traced the cholera outbreak in Haiti to U.N. peacekeeping troops from Nepal, where the disease is endemic.  The peacekeepers are suspected of spreading the disease into the ...

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