World powers at U.N. unanimously adopt arms embargo, travel ban and sanctions aimed at Haiti criminal gangs

Posted on AllSides October 21st, 2022
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The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Haiti on Friday, with a targeted arms embargo, a U.N. Panel of Experts for naming those subject to a travel ban, and harsh sanctions against gangs supporting criminal activities — specifically citing Jimmy Cherizier, a gang leader known as "Barbeque." Another draft measure to establish a non-U.N. rapid action force of member nations, called for by the U.N. Secretary General, to help the Haitian police, was delayed.

Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas and is facing an acute political, economic, security and...

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