Tomorrow the Haiti Democracy Project joins a conference in Port-au-Prince on preventing violence toward women and on increasing the number of women candidates. Sponsored by the U.N. and Canada and held at the Hotel Montana
As plans firmed up for a Canadian-led contingent to aid the Haitian police, we sent a delegation to urge the United States on to greater efforts to save Haitians from cholera and famine
Russia and China expressed reservations about sending a police force, citing opposition groups that have criticized foreign interference. Both, however, acknowledged the gravity of the situation
By Haiti Democracy Project in the Washington Post. Haiti’s request for multinational police backup for the Haitian police should be immediately granted so that the port can be cleared and the rapidly-spreading cholera epidemic checked
Understands and supports the difficult but responsable decision to seek foreign support against the resurgence of cholera and the gangs’ month-long blockage of the country’s principal fuel depot. And because the police despite their best efforts can’t make headway against the gangs
So said a sign carried in front of the White House on October 9. The vast majority of Haitians would now welcome intervention against the gangs from any quarter, foreign or domestic. Are these Haitians included among the ones who should decide?