Latin American Forces Help Haiti Even as MINUSTAH Reduces Presence

Latin American Forces Help Haiti Even as MINUSTAH Reduces Presence

By Geraldine Cook
March 18, 2013

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was born out of UN Security Resolution 1582, ratified in April 2004 after the resignation of Haiti’s then-president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The resolution cited concerns of “human rights violations, particularly against civilians” as the prime cause for intervening in Haiti.

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