The capital Port-au-Prince saw renewed protests days after the country’s presidential runoff vote was postponed indefinitely. Opposition groups criticized what they view as interference by the Organization of American States.
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.
South American nations have failed to pass a resolution aimed at ending months of violent demonstrations in Venezuela. The oil-rich nation has been engulfed by a political and economic crisis.
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