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Kenyan police arrival in Haiti delayed, Kenya’s President Ruto affirms commitment

Nairobi, Kenya Reuters The deployment of the first Kenyan police officers to Haiti to lead an international anti-gang force has been delayed after a planned flight from Nairobi was postponed on Tuesday, two sources briefed on the matter told Reuters. US officials had previously indicated that the officers would be in Port-au-Prince by Thursday to […]

US mulls backing Kenya-led multi-national force in Haiti

Officers of the Haitian National Police help a woman affected by tear gas after the police cleared a camp of people escaping the threat of armed gangs, in front of the US Embassy, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on 25th July , 2023.

Reuters The United States is discussing what support it would be prepared to offer a Kenya-led multi-national force to help police in Haiti fight armed gangs amid a worsening humanitarian crisis there, a State Department official said on Friday. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Caribbean Affairs and Haiti Barbara Feinstein told reporters that US […]