Saturday, March 10, 2007

UN commander says in control of Haiti

An insightful interview with the Brazilian force commander on the successes of the Peacekeeping mission in Haiti:

'U.N. peacekeeping forces have established military control in Haiti and paved the way for reconstruction but have yet to contain the supply of arms to slum gangs, the Brazilian force commander said.'

Thought it might be interesting to underline the humanitarian commitment to Haiti by civilian agencies. To illustrate the scale of spending, UN Agencies alone are undertaking some $98 million US period 2006- 2007.