RealNews

Militias sow fear in Haiti 3 months after intervention

Standing in the doorway of the police station, Jean-Ronald Baptiste, the ranking officer, laid out the stark reality of life in this gritty port city three months after Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was ousted in a bloody uprising. Outgunned by a local militia and others that hold sway here, Baptiste and his officers are too frightened to leave the station without being accompanied by armed French peacekeepers sent to Haiti in the aftermath of Aristide’s ouster. “The police really exist only in name,” said the barrel-chested Baptiste. “For the time being, there is no control in Haiti.” Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.