Skepticism, Uncertainty, Hope: Haitians React To Possible Kenya-Led Mission

People in Haiti express doubts over potential multinational force but say country can’t fight gangs on its own.

Haitians have expressed scepticism over Kenya’s offer to lead a multinational force to help the Caribbean nation respond to months of surging gang violence, questioning whether another international mission would bring more harm than good.

Many people in Haiti said the sexual abuse and a devastating cholera outbreak that have accompanied foreign forces in past decades fail to inspire much trust – but they also said ongoing bloodshed in their country leaves them with few other options.


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