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Dangerous cholera outbreak in Haiti

More than 200 people have died in Haiti so far as the result of a cholera outbreak, and at least 1,500 to 2,000 have become ill. Haitian and international health and aid authorities are scrambling to intervene to help those already sick and to prevent the epidemic from spreading both within Haiti and possibly to the neighboring Dominican Republic.

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Wyclef Jean to challenge ballot ruling

Recording artist turned presidential aspirant Wyclef Jean is challenging last week's ruling by Haitian election officials disqualifying his run for the island nation's highest office.

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Wyclef Jean to announce run for Haiti president

Haitian-born singer and producer Wyclef Jean is expected to announce his candidacy for president in the earthquake-hit Caribbean country on Thursday night, on Larry King's CNN show.

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Haiti, five months after quake, aid slow to show

Although $5.3 billion in immediate aid was pledged to help Haiti after its Jan. 12 near-apocalyptic earthquake, only two percent, or $45 million, has been donated.

For Haitians, first there’s God, then Cuban doctors

Haitian President René Preval said, "For the Haitians first there is God and then the Cuban doctors, and it's not just me saying that ... but also the very poorest citizens."

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Cuba, ALBA send aid directly to Haiti

Cuba plays an outsized role in Haitian health services -- before, and certainly after, the devastating earthquake.

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Cuban artists and Sean Penn team up in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Hatit (Prensa Latina) -- The world of golf is only interested in Tiger Woods, but almost no one knows that more than 45,000 people are currently living in one of the fields of that sport in the devastated capital of Haiti since January 12 earthquake.

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Lesson of Chile’s earthquake

Chile's earthquake was 500 times more powerful than the one that struck Haiti, yet the destruction in Chile was far less. What should we conclude from that?

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Cubans help children in Haiti

Through play, song and sport, a Cuban medical team is giving child survivors a boost in post-earthquake Haiti.

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World Notes: Haiti, Cuba, Bolivia, China, Nigeria, Turkey

News clips from Cuba, Haiti, Bolivia, Switzerland, Nigeria, China, Turkey.

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