Haiti bans ALL its citizens from UN mission against Ebola

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Haitian volunteers have been banned from departing for African countries hit by the Ebola virus, the government said on Friday, citing other diseases that have devastated the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.

A statement signed by the Ministers of Health, Interior and Defense was released after news appeared on social networks that the United Nations was recruiting volunteers to respond to the Ebola outbreak.

Also read: Haiti - Ebola : Haitians called upon to volunteer to fight Ebola

Here is an actual copy of the Communique de Presse signed by 3 Ministers of Haiti: Ministry of public health, MInistry of Interior, and Ministry of Defense... Click on the image to read the full text...

In the document dated Oct. 2, the ministers forbade any agency to organize recruitment of Haitian volunteers, including the U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).

The ministers called for "the common sense of every citizen to avoid other more dramatic situations than what we have experienced in the recent past." (Read more from: Reuters)

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Ernst Molin Afrique, mère du monde et nous D'Haiti, frères de ceux qu'Ebola ravage, ne pouvons participer a leur aide. Quel regret? Mais... see more
Reply · October 06 at 6:55 PM
James Bravo, if Haiti were to be hit by the Ebola virus, a lot of people would die.
Reply · October 05 at 4:31 PM
Matnik Freedom to go for a few dollars, They would come back to Haiti and you would be the witnessing the eradication of Haitians... Use your brain..... see more
Reply · October 05 at 2:19 PM
Michel Gagnold I think it is very unfortunate for Haiti, who solely depends on foreign help to infringe upon its citizens rights to stop them from volunteering to... see more
Reply · October 04 at 8:11 PM
Charilyn Bailey I agree with that. If Ebola were to show up in Haiti, I feel like they would do little to nothing until it was too late.
Reply · October 04 at 7:30 PM
Candy Rieger BRAVO!!!! and again, I say "BRAVO"!!
Reply · October 04 at 4:06 PM
Alex I absolutely agree with Haiti's stance on this. When I read about the effort to have Haitian's go assist with the battle against Ebola I was beyond... see more
Reply · October 04 at 11:57 AM

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