Four years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, the country has made great progress in rebuilding. But many new houses fall short of safety standards.
After 13 years, the United Nations is ending its stabilization mission in Haiti. But as the last UN soldiers leave the Caribbean island, many issues remain unresolved — for both Haiti and the UN.
The UN peacekeeping mission helped maintain order through 13 years of political turmoil and catastrophe. A new mission made up of about 1,300 international civilian police officers is set to replace the Blue Helmets.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that Canada will not tolerate individuals who attempt to sidestep checkpoints when crossing the border. The government has faced increasing numbers of migrants fleeing from the US.
Canada has sent a hundred soldiers to the US border to build a temporary camp for asylum applicants. The Trump administration's targeting of displaced people has led to thousands of unofficial crossings.
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