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Advocates Welcome Deputy Secretary-General Meeting With Haiti Cholera Victims, Call For Broad Consultations
Haiti, Health & Science

Advocates Welcome Deputy Secretary-General Meeting With Haiti Cholera Victims, Call For Broad Consultations

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Advocates for Haiti’s cholera victims welcomed UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and UN Special Envoy on Haiti Josette Sheeran’s meeting with a group of victims this weekend as a positive first step towards respecting Haitians’ dignity and right to consultation. The meeting between Mohammed, Sheeran and five cholera victims took place on…

Haiti President Calls For Innovation, Investment In Energy Sector
Haiti, News

Haiti President Calls For Innovation, Investment In Energy Sector

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The President of Haiti Jovenel Moïse has called for innovation and investment in energy production and distribution in his country. Moïse, who participated in the opening session of the 2017 edition of the CARICOM Energy Month (CEM) earlier this week , declared that he intends to “make universal and reliable access…

After UN Troubles, Haiti Wary of New Justice Mission
Haiti, News

After UN Troubles, Haiti Wary of New Justice Mission

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – A new United Nations-backed mission to support Haiti’s justice system has had a mixed reaction from local politicians and civil society groups after long-standing criticism of its predecessor. President Jovenel Moise’s government has welcomed the deployment of the U.N. mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) in the face of opposition…

UN Replaces Haitian Peacekeeping Mission
Haiti, News

UN Replaces Haitian Peacekeeping Mission

The United Nations (UN) replaced on Monday its peacekeeping mission in Haiti with a smaller police presence which is expected to be drawn down after two years as the country boosts its own force. The new mission is known as the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) and is aimed at focusing on…

New UN Mission Aims to Boost Haiti Rule of Law
Haiti, News

New UN Mission Aims to Boost Haiti Rule of Law

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (AFP) – A new United Nations mission dedicated to supporting the rule of law in Haiti began Monday, after the end of a 13-year peacekeeping mission in the deeply impoverished Caribbean nation rocked by political instability. The UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), composed of 1,275 police officers and 350 civilians,…

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