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Haiti news roundup – Aug. 17

Canada approves crime fighting equipment, “Goliath” killed, 21 arrested

Haiti news roundup
Haiti news roundup – Aug. 17 : Officers of the Haitian National Police SWAT unit in the middle of an operation to dislodge bandits. CP: National Police

The Haitian Times 
By Juhakenson Blaise

PORT-AU-PRINCE — The National Police of Haiti (PNH) union welcomed the approval of heavy-armored personnel carriers for officers to use in ongoing offensives against armed gangs terrorizing the country.

News of the approval was made public Aug. 10 by the Canadian government, but details about when the shipment will arrive were not provided.

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