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Haitians apprehensive of foreign troops as government seeks U.S. help

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By David Alire Garcia and Andre Paultre PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A troubled past of foreign military intervention has made many Haitians anxious or hostile to calls that U.S. or other foreign troops be sent to the Caribbean nation in the aftermath of last week’s assassination of the President Jovenal Moise. Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph has requested troops from both the United States and the United Nations, which were reviewing the requests as the Caribbean nation spiraled deeper into turmoil following Moise’s killing. Joseph pitched the idea as a way to safeguard key infrastructure s…

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