Haitian lawmakers Tuesday rejected President Michel Martelly's second pick for prime minister.
Lawmakers rejection of Bernard Gousse, a controversial lawyer and former justice minister, delivers a major blow to President Martelly's efforts to get a new government in place nearly three months after taking office.
The United Nations is holding a special meeting with donor countries to drum up support for its cholera treatment and control operations in Haiti. It says it has received less than half of the $175 million it needs to carry out its life-saving programs in the country.
The United Nations reports cholera cases throughout Haiti are slowly declining.