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Canada promises USD $9.3 million to professionalize Haitian police

Haiti’s Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe and Canada’s ambassador in Haiti John Stuart Savage. Photo credit: Le Nouvelliste

Canada will provide USD $9.3 million to the Haitian National Police (PNH) to strengthen the agency.  The Haitian government signed an agreement on Thursday to move the process forward. 

“We remain engaged alongside the Haitian government in this process of professionalizing PNH, promoting peace and security in the country,” the Canadian Embassy tweeted.

PNH has struggled tremendously this summer to protect residents from gang violence, while also dealing with rogue police officers suspected of committing some of the acts. Continue reading

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

A City College of New York graduate, Onz Chery covers politics, health, crime and other topics for The Haitian Times. He previously wrote for Elite Sports New York and the Cosmopolitan Soccer League. Chery can be contacted by email at [email protected] or on twitter @onz_11.
Onz Chery
Sep. 18, 2020

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