The Cuban government is trying to cover up a cholera outbreak while shifting blame and providing inadequate responses to the growing health threat.

A cholera outbreak in southeastern Cuba has killed three people and infected an additional 53 people, according to a Cuban Health Ministry release published by the Communist Party newspaper Granma on Tuesday.

Last week, a United Nations Security Council delegation visited Haiti to assess the 10,500-member peacekeeping force, known as the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti or MINUSTAH.

The United Nations announced yesterday that it is investigating two cases of sexual exploitation of children allegedly committed by UN police personnel in Haiti.

At least one Haitian was killed in a clash with UN peacekeepers on the outskirts of Cap Haitien, Haiti, on Tuesday.

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