Haiti

UNESCO denounces yet one more journalist’s murder, this time in Haiti

In yet another denunciation of the murder of a journalist, this time in Haiti and reportedly by police, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned this “intolerable attack on democracy and rule of law.”

UN peacekeepers in Haiti face bullets and stones

One civilian police officer from the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has been injured by stone-throwers as he tried to rescue an alleged thief from a lynch mob and two other officers escaped to safety a day later after their vehicle came under fire.

Security Council plans trip to Haiti by end of May

Expressing concern about the disarmament and security situations in Haiti, the United Nations Security Council today said it was planning a mission to the troubled Caribbean country in the next several months.

Haiti receives funds for elections in 2005, UN mission says

A global agreement, initialled in the office of Prime Minister Gerard Latortue, is bringing $41 million from abroad to Haiti for its elections later this year, according to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).

UN peacekeepers improve routes in Haitian capital

The United Nations peacekeeping force in Haiti has been emptying a city district of the burned tyres and stalled vehicles and repairing a section of railway as the troops do what they can to improve the lives of the people in the capital of the impoverished Caribbean nation.