UN chief assures US Congress of commitment to help Haiti overcome cholera epidemic

  • by: EDITH M. LEDERER , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 5, 2013 - 6:45 PM

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told members of the U.S. Congress Friday that the United Nations is committed to helping Haiti overcome a cholera epidemic even though it is refusing to pay compensation to victims who blame U.N. peacekeepers for starting the outbreak.

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