The disaster killed an estimated 220,000 people, injured more than 300,000 and left 1.5 million homeless.
The story sparked outrage in some Canadian Catholic circles.
Catholic News Service October 08, 2019
The Haitian bishops' justice and peace commission said that "a change in head of state is crucial as is a change in the way the authorities govern the country."
Cholera is caused by bacteria ingested with contaminated food or water that infects the intestines, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
J.D. Long-García October 09, 2018
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocked the Caribbean nation of Haiti Oct. 6, with authorities estimating 15 dead and 333 injured, the Associated Press reports.
A police officer stands guard during Carnival celebrations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in February 2015. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Wyatt Massey February 26, 2018
Given the army’s past repression of the Haitian people, the military’s return has been a cause of concern to many. Protesters have taken to the streets, calling for leaders to shift the defense budget money to education.