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'Glimmer of hope' as U.N. approves foreign force to combat Haiti's gangs

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
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The United Nations Security Council on Monday authorized the use of a Kenya-led multinational security force to help Haiti combat gang violence that has terrorized the population, led to a spike in killings, kidnappings and rapes, and brought the nation's political and economic activity to a standstill. The authorization for the mission by the 15-member Council came about a year after Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry appealed for international assistance to restore order in the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation. Poverty, violence and corruption in Haiti have long spurred migration to...

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