United Nations paints a worsening situation in Haiti

Over the past three months Haiti has seen some of its worst gang-related violence in decades, affecting the functioning of the judiciary, impeding the government, challenging the United Nations efforts to fight illicit trafficking and keeping children from going to school, UN Secretary- General António Guterres said in his latest report on the deteriorating situation. … Read more

US-supported rapid force deployment to Haiti in trouble

FILE – Jimmy Cherizier, also known as Barbecue, the leader of the “G9 and Family” gang, stands next to a garbage pile to call attention to the conditions people live in as he leads a march against kidnapping through La Saline neighborhood in Port- au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 22, 2021. Cherizier is a former officer with … Read more

UN Security Council delays Haiti sanctions, troop decisions

Haitian Police Chief Frantz Elbe, second from left, waits with officers for Prime Minister Ariel Henry before a ceremony marking the death anniversary of revolutionary leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines at the National Pantheon Museum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Odelyn Joseph AP The United Nations Security Council adjourned a hearing on Haiti without a … Read more

UN’s Secretary-General supports Haiti’s military request

The head of the United Nations threw his weight Sunday behind Haiti’s request for the immediate deployment of military troops to help the country take back control of its ports from powerful gangs and provide aid as Haitians face a deadly cholera outbreak. Among Secretary-General António Guterres’ proposals in a letter to the Security Council: … Read more

UN’s Secretary-General supports Haiti’s military request

The head of the United Nations threw his weight Sunday behind Haiti’s request for the immediate deployment of military troops to help the country take back control of its ports from powerful gangs and provide aid as Haitians face a deadly cholera outbreak. Among Secretary-General António Guterres’ proposals in a letter to the Security Council: … Read more