World Lens — Week in Review: July 26

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  • Oprah Winfrey visits India
  • Nine Ivorian women sentenced over genital mutilation
  • Haitians sue U.S. Catholic school over sexual abuse
  • Caribbean nations send 300 delegates to AIDS 2012
  • Cuba’s cancels carnival parades over cholera outbreak
  • Holy month of Ramadan begins
  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir
  • America’s religious right touts anti-gay laws in Africa
  • Drug-resistant AIDS poses an increased threat
  • Ghana’s President John Atta Mills dies at age 68
  • British newspaper The Voice was granted access to the 2012 Olympic games.

Haitians Sue U.S. Catholic School Over Sexual Abuse

Twenty-three Haitian men who were students at a Catholic school in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, have filed a lawsuit against a Massachusetts priest, claiming the priest did nothing to prevent the school’s former director from sexually abusing them over a 10-year period.


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