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HAITI: US Military to Have 12,000 Troops, UN “Peacekeepers” to Grow to 12,600 – But Not from DR

January 24, 2010

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More “casques bleus” on the  way Haiti rejects Dominican Republic troops-envoys Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:32pm IST By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Earthquake-ravaged Haiti turned down an offer of troops from the neighbouring Dominican Republic, forcing the United Nations to look elsewhere for additional peacekeepers, U.N. diplomats said on Wednesday. The Dominican Republic […]

HAITI: UN “Peacekeepers” in the Gaza Strip of the Caribbean

January 20, 2010

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The original article on this topic, “Haiti, the Gaza Strip of the Caribbean,” was written just after a July 6, 2005, UN massacre in Cite Soleil, one of  poorest neighborhoods in Port-au-Prince. The following article has much of the same information as the original with some updates.  In this article, the terms “UN” and “MINUSTAH,” which is the French acronym for the […]

UN Soldiers Brutally Attack Haitian Street Vendors

April 22, 2008

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ACTION ALERT FROM HAITI ACTION COMMITTEE Protest brutal attack on Haitian street vendors by UN soldiers! Bullet holes are visible in this photo from UN assault on Haitian street vendors On Saturday, April 11th, a little past 3 p.m., a MINUSTAH (UN) soldier, Nigerian Cpl. Nagya Aminu, was shot and killed in downtown Port-au-Prince. While […]

HAITI: Rapist-Peacekeeprs – the UN Knew There Was A Problem YEARS AGO

November 5, 2007

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Within the last few days, we learned that the UN is sending home 0ver 100 Sri Lankan peacekeepers serving with the UN mission in Haiti because of allegations of rape against Haitian women and girls. Of the close to 1,000 Sri Lankan peacekeepers in Haiti, 10% are being sent home for these crimes. Yet, this […]