Haiti president: UN made errors but should stay

By Jonathan M. Katz

UNITED NATIONS—Haiti’s new president said Friday that U.N. peacekeepers have committed “unacceptable errors” in his country but they should remain to help with the stalled post-earthquake reconstruction.

Read complete article here: http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2011/09/23/haiti_president_un_made_errors_but_should_stay/

“A plan to cut the number of United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti drew a rebuke on Thursday from its president, Michel Martelly, who said in an interview that he “would not even think of reducing” the force because the country remained unstable and the national police were not ready to take over.”

Read more on this topic here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/23/world/martelly-opposes-reducing-un-force-in-haiti.html?_r=1&ref=haiti


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