Haiti fact of the day

Experts estimate that Haiti needs 100,000 police officers…The current force numbers about 3,000, many of whom have little training and equipment.

In the town of Mirebalais, Haitian radio reported recently that rebel forces disarmed the Haitian police…

Two recent studies prepared by experts on Haiti for the United States Southern Command of the United States Army refer to "the now-discredited Latortue government" and recommend consideration of a plan to turn the country into an international protectorate, an idea openly debated in the Haitian media.

The New York Times offers more.


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