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Backpacks full of hope : the UN mission in Haiti

Author: Eduardo Aldunate
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2010.
Series: Studies in international governance.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the experience of a Chilean general as Deputy Force Commander of MINUSTAH (the peace mission force deployed in Haiti) during a turbulent period in Haiti (September 2005 through September  Read more...

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Named Person: Eduardo Aldunate
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo Aldunate
ISBN: 9781554581559 1554581559
OCLC Number: 642279080
Description: xx, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword; Introduction; A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy; First Contact with Haiti: Exploring the Paratroopers' Landing Area; At the Preparation Area; Green Light at the Gate; First Steps on the Ground; Same Old Story: International Interventions in Haiti; MINUSTAH; Chilean Blue Helmets in Haiti; Violence in Haiti; The Haitian National Police & the Judicial System; The Military Force in Action; Parliamentary & Presidential Elections; A Wrongful Accusation; A Terrible Blow: The Death of General Bacellar; The First Few Months of Preval's Government; Putting My Backpack Away; Index.
Series Title: Studies in international governance.
Responsibility: by Eduardo Aldunate.

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