Haitian and Canadian officials during a meeting on Feb. 16, 2023 in the Bahamas. Photo via Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Twitter account

Canada will deploy maritime vessels to Haiti in the coming weeks to conduct surveillance, gather information and maintain a maritime presence to help the Caribbean nation fight gangs, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday.

Trudeau also said that Canada will pour $CAD 12.3 million, or about $USD 9 million, to Haiti in humanitarian assistance and another $CAD 10 million, or about $USD 7 million, to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to help migrants in Haiti.


Canada has announced that it will send maritime vessels to Haiti in the coming weeks to help it disrupt gang activities.

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.