Observers of Haitian political maneuvers waited for a report, due August 15, to the United Nations Security Council on what’s to happen next for Haiti. It would tick off another box on the long list of checkpoints to help the crisis-plagued country.
That week, Human Rights Watch reported an increasing rise in violence and food insecurity across the nation. Also, a country-wide poll of Haitians determined that 61% of the population was in favor of an armed force deployment.
Despite months of discussions, recent U.N. actions don’t add up to the support Haiti really needs, two Haiti observers say.
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