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US told to accept Haitians

Haitian refugees infected with the Aids virus will be brought to the United States from a US holding camp in Cuba, the White House said on Wednesday, declining to challenge a court order that the 'HIV prison camp' be closed, AP reports from Washington.

The administration's decision opens US borders to 158 Haitians held for as long as 20 months at a barbed wire encampment at the US Naval Base at Guantanamo under military guard. The group includes 143 adults with HIV.