Saturday, December 23, 2006
The Peoria Pundit" has been kind enough to allow me to post on his web log.
This week we were able to get Maxime on the plane for Cleveland where he safely arrived yesterday.
Yesterday was another bad day for Haiti. Four hundred special UN troops and Haitian National Police entered a portion of the slum called Bwa Neuf. They had been given the clearance by the Haitian government to make the sweep and were unsuccessfull killing the gang leader they went in to kill. However, nine civilians were killed and 30 others were injured in the raid. I have been in the area many times and the thought of what happened yesterday is very scary.
The people of the slum are very unhappy with the UN.