The devastation of Hurricane Matthew forced Haiti to delay long-awaited presidential elections. The absence of an elected government has compounded Haiti's struggles to respond to natural disasters. The hurricane has increased the risk of spreading Haiti's cholera epidemic, which has killed some 10,000 people since UN peacekeepers brought it to the country after the 2010 earthquake. After years of denial, the UN recently acknowledged its role and vowed to help cholera victims. In part two of our conversation on Haiti's challenges, we discuss whether the upcoming elections and the UN's pledge offer the country a way forward.

On this episode of The Stream, we'll speak to:

Garry Pierre Pierre @GPPhaiti
Founder, The Haitian Times
haitiantimes.com

Jake Johnston @JakobJohnston
Research associate, Center for Economic and Policy Research
cepr.net

Danny Glover @mrdannyglover
Actor and activist

Stephane Vincent @stephane_vt
Chief Information Officer, Office of Prime Minister
vincentstephane.com

Ninaj Raoul
Executive Director, Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees
haitianrefugees.org

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