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Haiti: United Nations Security Council Extends Peacekeeping Mission One Year

 Above: United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Jesus Serrano Redondo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Security Council has extended the MINUSTAH peacekeeping mission in Haiti for one year, the world body announced Tuesday. The mission’s mandate was …

Haiti: MINUSTAH Chief, OAS Secretary General Hold Talks

 Above: MINUSTAH Chief Sandra Honore and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandra Honore, the head of the UN’s MINUSTAH peacekeeping force in Haiti, held talks this week with Organization of American States …

Haiti: Brazilian Named Force Commander of UN Peacekeeping Mission

 Above: United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil native Lieutenant General Jose Luiz Jaborandy, Jr has been named the new force commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, UN Secretary General …

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 Above: Dominican President Danilo Medina and MINUSTAH Chief Sandra Honore By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danillo Medina held talks on Friday with Trinidad native Sandra Honore, the special representative of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in …

 Above: UN peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Jesus Serrano Redondo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Security Council voted Thursday to extend the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti until mid-October of 2014. The unanimous vote also slightly reduced the …

 Above: Sandra Honore and Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Tuesday with Sandra Honore, the new head of the United Nations’ peacekeeping force in the country. It was the first meeting between Lamothe …

 Above: Sandra Honoré and Ban Ki-Moon (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago native Sandra Honoré, the new head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, arrived in Port-au-Prince on Monday. Honore has officially assumed her duties, …

 Above: UN peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff A deployment of Canadian Armed Forces will be joining the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti, Canada’s government announced Wednesday. A 34-member CAF platoon from Quebec will …

 Above: a UN vehicle in Petion-Ville By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago diplomat Sandra Honore has been named the new head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced this weekend. Honore …

 Above: the former base and soon-to-be tourism school (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was once the base of Senegalese soldiers in the MINUSTAH peacekeeping force in Haiti. Now, the former UN building is set to reopen …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s recent agreement on a transitional college of the Permanent Electoral Council, a move that paves the way for the holding of long-delayed elections, is drawing praise from the United States …

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sri Lanka is sending 750 new soldiers to be part of the United Nations’ peacekeeping force in Haiti, the country’s government announced Monday. A group of 400 soldiers from the country’s …

 By Jake JohnstonOp-Ed Contributor Less than a week after cholera began its violent spread throughout Haiti, a UN military base in the central plateau became the prime suspect for having introduced the bacteria. The UN was quick to shoot down …

 Above: new MINUSTAH Chief Nigel Fisher (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By Alexander Britell Nigel Fisher has been named the new head of the UN’s MINUSTAH peacekeeping mission in Haiti, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced Friday. Fisher, a native of Canada, has …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly met Monday with Herman Van Rompuy, the President of the European Council, during his trip to …

 Above: peacekeepers in Haiti (Photo: MINUSTAH) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Security Council has extended its mandate for the MINUSTAH peacekeeping force in Haiti for another year, the world body announced. The move will also reduce the …

 Above: UN peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff A second peacekeeper from Rwanda’s Formed Police Unit in Haiti has been killed, the UN peacekeeping mission announced Monday. The death of Sergeant Aloys Nsengiyumva comes after …

 Above: UN peacekeepers in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations is probing the death in Haiti of a peacekeeper from Rwanda, the world body announced in a statement. The officer was a member of …

 

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