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Haiti’s Laurent Lamothe Holds Talks with National Police, MINUSTAH

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held high-level talks with members of the Haitian National Police Friday aimed at seeking new avenues for cooperation and leadership. The meeting included …

UN’s Haiti Peacekeeping Chief Urges Country to Build on PM’s Confirmation

 Above: Mariano Fernandez Amunategui (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mariano Fernandez, the head of the UN’s MINUSTAH peacekeeping force in Haiti, said he welcomed the Chamber of Deputies’ confirmation of Laurent Lamothe as the country’s new Prime Minister. …

Haitian President Visits With Special Unit of Haiti’s National Police

 Above: Martelly on the visit with CIMO Chief Bornelus Jean Bazelaire (left) (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly visited Monday with members of the Corps d’Intervention et de Maintien de l’Ordre, the specialized anti-riot unit …

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 Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly said Monday the organization of legislative and municipal elections remains a priority for his administration, once the selection of Foreign Minister Laurent Lamothe as …

 Above: Protesters against UN Peacekeepers in Haiti last month. President Martelly has called for the establishment of a new army to eventually replace MINUSTAH (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) Above: President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff A number …

 Above: MINUSTAH Chief Mariano Fernandez (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mariano Fernandez, the chief of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti, said he was deeply concerned over the resignation of Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille Friday morning. …

 Above, from left: Ambassador Ruben Silie, MINUSTAH Chief Mariano Fernandez and DR President Leonel Fernandez (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez met Tuesday in Santo Domingo with Mariano Fernandez, chief of MINUSTAH, the UN …

 Above: the UN Security Council delegation talks with President Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly hopes the creation of armed forces and a stronger National Police of Haiti can eventually replace the UN peacekeeping …

 Above: A UN police officer trains a Haitian police officer (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations is urging Haitian authorities to investigate and prosecute police officers suspected of unlawful killings and torture, following two reports …

 By Ilio Durandis CJ Contributor Reading Milton Friedman’s book, Free to Choose, the concept of a “climate of opinion” as a tool to help shape policies could be just what the doctor ordered for the upcoming year for Haiti. Friedman …

 Above: Haitian wait for cholera treatment at a center in Haiti (UN Photo: Sophia Paris) By the Caribbean Journal staff More than 5,000 Haitians, either victims of cholera or relatives of victims, have submitted claims to the United Nations and …

 Above: peacekeepers on patrol in Haiti (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian police and United Nations Peacekeepers have completed a four-day joint operation targeting criminals in two neighbourhoods of Port-au-Prince. Operation Hope, which ended on Friday, aimed at …

 Above: MINUSTAH Chief Mariano Fernandez (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The top United Nations envoy to Haiti said he was concerned over the political tension arising from the arrest of Haitian Member of Parliament Arnel Belizaire. Belizaire was …

 Above: Mariano Fernandez (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mariano Fernandez, the Special Representative of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Haiti, voiced hope that the decision by Haiti’s Senate to approve Garry Conille as Prime Minister could mean …

 Above: a UN training exercise in Haiti (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By Ilio Durandis Haiti’s army was disbanded in 1995, shortly after the first return from exile of President Jean Bertrand Aristide. Ever since, the reinstating of the army has been …

 Above: UN peacekeepers conduct an emergency response training exercise (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nearly 12,000 United Nations peacekeepers are on emergency standby in Haiti as tropical storm Emily heads towards the island, which is still struggling …

 Above: From left, Haitian President Michel Martelly and Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Haiti, Mariano Fernandez (UN Photo/Victoria Hazou) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations is encouraging political actors in Haiti to work on a finding a …

 

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