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总统遇刺后,海地请求美国派兵维稳

发布者: 五毒 | 发布时间: 2021-7-17 01:06| 查看数: 163| 评论数: 0|



Hello, this is Danielle Jalowiecka with the BBC News.

Haiti has asked the United Nations and the United States for troops to protect key infrastructure as the country reels from Wednesday's assassination of President Jovenel Moise. Rose Delaney of BBC Monitoring is in Miami.

Many observers are actually saying that it's unlikely that they'll send in troops at this time. Nevertheless, it is important to remember that the U.S. did deploy troops after Haiti's devastating earthquake in 2010. And some of their roles during that time were to restore key infrastructure and stabilize the country, which is what is being asked of the US at this time by the Haitian government.

For the moment, the U.S. has confirmed that they will be helping Haiti with the investigation into President Moise's assassination by sending senior CIA officials and Homeland Security officials as well. Meanwhile, Haiti Senate has named the speaker of the upper chamber, Joseph Lambert, as interim president, deepening the political crisis. Both the acting interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph and a new appointee Ariel Henry, who has yet to be sworn in, are claiming to be in charge.

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order with sweeping ambitions to make America's economy more competitive. The order will implement 72 initiatives across the federal government. Our North America correspondent David Willis reports.

Signing the executive order, President Biden said capitalism without competition amounted to exploitation. His order seeks to curb the growing dominance of big corporations and boost competition across a range of sectors of the economy. It calls for tougher scrutiny of mergers in the so called tech sector, new rules on the collection of personal data, and a ban on unfair competition on internet market places, as well as greater choice and lower prices for such things as broadband, internet service, and prescription drugs.

A prominent investigative journalist in Morocco has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for indecent assault. Soulimane Raisouni denies the charge and has been on hunger strike for 93 days to demand bail. His health condition is said to be alarming. His supporters say his sentencing is politically motivated.

The Taliban in Afghanistan have made further advances by capturing two key frontier points, the Islam Qala crossing with Iran and the town of Torghundi on the border with Turkmenistan. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special representative for Afghanistan told the BBC that only a political settlement would bring peace. "In my judgment, there is no military solution to Afghanistan's problems, to the war in Afghanistan, a long war, 43 years long. And that both for domestic reasons and for international reasons, there has to be a political agreement, a peace agreement to bring Afghanistan's war to an end."

World news from the BBC.

appointee

[əˌpɔɪnˈtiː]

n.被任命者; 被委任者;

merger

[ˈmɜːdʒə(r)]

n.(机构或企业的)合并,归并;


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