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Uruguay Apologizes to Haiti for Alleged Sexual Assault

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Uruguay’s president has apologized to Haiti for the alleged sexual assault of a young man by Uruguayan peacekeepers. In a letter sent late Tuesday, President Jose Mujica said his country would investigate the incident thoroughly, and impose the maximum penalties against anyone found responsible. He said Uruguayans were humiliated by the “criminal and embarrassing” behavior […]

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Hatian President Calls for Investigation of U.N. Troop Allegations

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Haiti’s President Michel Martelly has “vigorously condemned” an apparent sexual assault of a young man by United Nations troops. The Uruguay government has dismissed a naval officer and recalled five of its soldiers after a video taken on a cell phone showed several Uruguayans taking part in what appeared to be an attack on an […]

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