USAID donations, government corruption
Worker examines items donated by USAID to Haiti, one of several shipments. File photo.
The United States gave Haiti 37 ventilators. Photo credit: Trip Foumi

The United States has donated 37 new ventilators to Haiti in the battle against the novel coronavirus, Haiti health officials said.

Seven hospitals will receive the ventilators, which arrived last week. The names of the hospitals were not mentioned.

Rudy Mentor, a Ministry of Public Health of the Population representative, and USAID Haiti’s country director Chris Cushing met on Saturday to look over the shipment at arrival and to discuss further steps. Continue reading

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.

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