The UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti has been occupying the island for the last 19 years. Two of its military partners, Brazil and Canada, are joining ranks to keep Haiti safe from insurrectionists.
Canada is adding an extra 34 military peacekeepers to its Operation Hamlet mission, who will be instructed in Brazil on military procedures and maneuvers.
Defense Staff Chief, Tom Lawson, says Canada's further commitment to Haiti's safety and security will help steady Haiti during its upcoming elections.
A sign carried by a Haitian man denouncing the MINUSTAH presence in haiti. The U.N. Peacekeeping force in Haiti was accused for many problems in the country. Several reports link them to the Cholera aoubreak in Haiti. The United Nations is investigating allegations that five Uruguayan naval troops at a UN base in southern Haiti sexually molested an 18-year-old man, a story that contributed to the current protest
In this picture, you can see a Haitian man throwing rocks at the police to demonstrate his anger against the presence of The U.N. Peacekeeping force he feels is occupying his country. Only the Haitian police force was present during this protest. The U.N. Peacekeeping MINUSTAH was not involved