Gang Violence Flaring

The U.N. High Commissioner on Human Rights says in the first two and a half months of this year 531 people have been killed. “Most of the victims were killed or injured by snipers who were reportedly randomly shooting at people in their homes or on the streets.”

The Project’s Push for Solidarity with Haiti

Since 2017 the Haiti project has consistently pushed first for retaining, then returning the U.N. mission to Haiti to avert complete disaster. Here we reprise our recent published articles

U.N.: Haiti Needs International Force to Beat the Gangs

Le besoin d’appui par une force internationale spécialisée « demandée par le gouvernement haïtien depuis octobre sans réponse concrète: La réalité est que sans ce déploiement international, opérant de manière intégrée avec la Police, les effets très positifs du processus politique et des sanctions resteront fragiles et susceptibles d’être inversés ».

U.N. Secretary-General’s Warning

“Gang-related violence reached levels not seen in decades . . . Armed gangs sought to expand their influence into neighbourhoods of the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area that were considered relatively safe until recently . . . Despite the end of the siege of the Varreux oil terminal, I reiterate the urgent need for the deployment of an international specialized armed force.”

Going Door-to-Door to Stop Cholera

“I have been working in Cité Soleil for eight years. The situation has deteriorated . . . the people are very fearful about the return of cholera.”