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Meet the New Haitian Military ― it’s Starting to Look a Lot Like the Old One
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Meet the New Haitian Military ― it’s Starting to Look a Lot Like the Old One

On March 13, President Jovenel Moise appointed six individuals to the high command of the recently reinstated Haitian armed forces (FAdH). All of the appointees, now in their sixties, were majors or colonels in the former FAdH, disbanded in 1995 after a long history of involvement in coups, violent repression, and drug trafficking. At least three of the officers appear to have held senior positions within the early-‘90s military coup regime. One of them is a convicted intellectual author of a civilian massacre, and another was a member of a committee that sought to cover it up.

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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 21
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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 21

UPDATED: Haitian TPS Recipients To Leave U.S. Within 18 Months, Trump Admin Announces Nearly 60,000 Haitians living in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will face deportation within the next 18 months, the Trump administration announced Monday. Haitians with TPS designation will have until July 22, 2019 to voluntarily leave the country or change…

Haiti UN Mission Leaving Under Cloud of Scandal
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Haiti UN Mission Leaving Under Cloud of Scandal

By Paula Donovan Haiti UN Mission is ending in scandal. After more than 10 tumultuous years, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, is winding down its military component amid “a relatively stable security situation,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said. But few are willing to celebrate a foreign intervention – which concludes in October –…

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