Haiti: UN Chief Calls for More Troops as Looting Rises In Port-au-Prince

An additional 3,500 United Nations police and soldiers were requested today to help keep the peace in earthquake-shattered Haiti as reports of looting have increased among the country's desperate survivors. The request was made by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in a closed-door session with the U.N. Security Council to reinforce the 7,000 U.N. peacekeepers already in Haiti. In addition, thousands of U.S. Marines and units of the 82nd Airborne Division were poised to help with...Full Story
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