Shannon Vavra Apr 11, 2017
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Haiti's UN stabilization mission to end this year

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Sandra Honoré, the head of the United Nation's Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), recommended the mission's closure in six months at a Tuesday briefing with the UN Security Council.

Is Haiti ready? Honoré cited the country's successful elections in December and January, and the increased capacities of the Haitian National Police Force to maintain public order and secure elections as reasons to draw down the mission.