Haiti

Haiti: UN peacekeeper dies of bullet wound sustained during attack

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) today announced that one of its peacekeepers was fatally injured on Friday after he was shot in the head when his armoured vehicle came under attack in troubled Cité Soleil.

UN peacekeeper shot to death in Haiti

A United Nations peacekeeper was shot near a suburb of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, and later died in a UN hospital of his wounds, the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) said.

Haiti: 3 UN peacekeepers injured in ambush

Three soldiers serving with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) were injured in an attack on Friday, the UN reported today.

Haiti: UN sets up panel to probe report that peacekeepers used excessive force

With a preliminary report indicating that United Nations peacekeepers used excessive force during incidents earlier this year in Haiti’s capital, the UN Stabilization Mission in the country (MINUSTAH) has empanelled a disciplinary commission of inquiry to investigate further.

Meeting with Haitian political parties, UN envoy urges tolerance

The senior United Nations envoy to Haiti has urged the country’s major political parties to act with moderation during the electoral process and to honour the final result of the polls.

UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti welcomes new dates for elections

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti has welcomed the official new dates set by the Caribbean country’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) for elections, saying informal proposals for previous dates had failed to take into account the technical requirements.

UN-organized elections workshop in Haiti allows candidates to air views

More than 30 representatives of political parties, including a dozen women, took part today in a pre-electoral seminar organized by the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) aimed at fostering a frank exchange of views.

Haiti: UN peacekeepers mount new anti-gang operation in capital

Continuing their anti-gang operations in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, United Nations peacekeepers launched another raid in the Cité Militaire area yesterday after intense firing during the night sowed panic among residents.

Haiti: UN peacekeepers kill four, arrest 33 in new anti-gang operation in capital

In their latest anti-gang operation in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, 200 United Nations peacekeepers waged an eight-hour gun battle yesterday with heavily armed men who attacked them when they were checking a barricade under construction, killing four of the assailants.

UN peacekeepers mount anti-gang operations in Haiti’s capital

United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti carried out several search and security operations over the weekend against gang members in various districts of the capital, Port-au-Prince, and its surroundings, the UN mission there has reported.