Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Haiti appeals US and UN troops to secure infrastructure

Haiti has officially requested the United States of America and the United Nations to step in and secure infrastructure in the country amid rising tension.

The news follows the horrific assassination of President Jovenel Moise by highly trained Colombians and American former soldiers at his private residence. His wife was fatally injured and has since been transferred to Miami where she is receiving specialized treatment.

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According to Haiti’s top leaders, the people behind the attack are likely to hit back major infrastructure in the country including the port in order to create confusion among citizens.

Responding to the request, the US confirmed that they are sending FBI agents to the country to access the situation and assist in restore peace in the highly volatile country.

The United Nations have however confirmed receiving the request that will only be accepted once a special sitting is done and agreed by the leaders.

A state of confusion has hit the country with foreigners heading to the US Embassy in search of safety following a false alarm that the Embassy has offered to help those in dire need.

Politicians have also accused the Prime Minister of taking advantage of the situation and declaring himself in charge of the country without any formal agreement or discussion.

About eight suspects are still on the run as soldiers raid suspected hideouts including homes believed to have offered shelter to the suspects. The raid has also seen residents storm house to house to assist the police to flush out the criminals.

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