Haiti

Haiti: two UN female police officers found dead in their house

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has announced the death of two female police officers, whose bodies were found in their house in the northern town of Cap-Haïtien.

Ban, concerned over political uncertainty in Haiti, urges transfer of power through polls

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his concern today over growing political uncertainty in Haiti and urged the two candidates in the presidential run-off there to help the electoral process move forward while preserving the country’s democratic gains.

Elections important for “normal” parliament in Haiti

Ongoing elections in Haiti are “important” as the Caribbean country has not had a functioning parliament since January.

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Ban welcomes next phase of Haiti’s electoral process, set for Sunday

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the next phase of the electoral process in Haiti, which will take place on Sunday with the first round of presidential elections, the second round of legislative elections and the holding of municipal elections.

Security Council renews mandate of UN mission in Haiti, maintains recommended troop levels

The Security Council this morning extended the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for one year, until 15 October 2016, at the UN Secretary General’s recommended force levels of up to 2,370 troops and 2,061 police.

Haiti taking ‘resolute’ steps towards renewal of democracy and stability – UN envoy

With the holding its first round of elections 9 August this year, to renew the executive legislative and local leadership of the country, Haiti is taking “resolute” steps in renewing its democratic institutions, the top United Nations official for the country told the Security Council today.

Violence will not be tolerated during Haiti elections

Political violence will not be tolerated during this month’s elections, said the head of the UN mission in Haiti on Thursday.

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In speech to UN Assembly, Haitian President spotlights process to wrap up nationwide elections this year

Praising the ongoing assistance his country has received from the United Nations, Haitian President Michel Martelly told the General Assembly today that a process has been launched that should lead to the achievement of presidential, legislative, municipal and territorial elections by the end of the year.

Ban mourns death of force commander of UN Haiti mission

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that he was saddened by the news of the sudden death of the Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).

Irregular migrants from Dominican Republic receiving support in Haiti

Irregular migrants returning to Haiti from the Dominican Republic are receiving support from UN agencies and partner organizations such as the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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