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Army of Haiti Organizes Recruitment of Soldiers

The army of Haiti announced it would recruit youths between 22 and 35 years old to join the country”s armed forces, composed today with about a hundred members. The high command also informed there would be a call for professionals in the specialties of medical doctors, engineers in construction, computer science, electronics, agronomy and also architects.
Recruitment will start from November 12 and are directed to the 10 departments of the country.

This is one of the first recruitments of the Haitian armed forces, reconstructed in November, 2017 by president Jovenel Moise to also defend the country, contribute to border surveillance and stop the smuggling that causes millionaire losses every year.

During the forming of the high command, the President said the previous army left many bad experiences behind in the minds of Haitians, but ‘this will be different’, closing the polemic of those who said the new forces were unnecessary in times of peace.

By the middle of the decade of the 90’s of last century, former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide disarticulated the army due to its coupist tradition and for considering improper to sustain an entity of seven thousand members, which cost 40 percent of the national Budget, when the priority was supposed to be to fight poverty.

At the United Nations, Moise also said that the military structure will have a unit of engineering for works of infrastructure, another of aviation and a third one that will take care of the victims, especially during natural disasters. After the impact of the earthquake of last October in the northeast of Haiti, a contingent of the armed forces was dispatched to the affected zones to support reconstruction tasks. Continue reading

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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November 5, 2018

2 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Army of Haiti Organizes Recruitment of Soldiers”

  1. Nener Jean claud says:

    Haiti needs an army to patrol the streets in the capital of port au prince 24/7 to ensure and enforce the presence of the existence of the laws. It is as if there is no law to la ville when it comes to port au prince Haiti the face of the palais national dhaiti.
    Haiti is the only island that let’s it’s mass rebels population rules the streets of its capital. The capital of port au prince is the most dangerous place to ever go to in Haiti and, the worst capital in the Caribbean, due to it’s lack of the presence of the law.
    Corruptions, theft, dirty, ugly, overpopulated, I would subjest that the president in power should take another look of a capital of any island or country and he will realise that a capital of a country is the face of the country.
    I remember going to Haiti when I was a kid tourism and cruise ships use to be every where, the capital was clean tourism where all over the streets in the capital of port au prince,
    Now the powest family would not want to let their child nor a family or a friend go to the capital which is call la ville de port au prince.
    Which i would prefer to call the face of the palais national of Haiti.

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