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Guatemala to Send 190 Troops to Haiti

June 4, 2004

GUATEMALA CITY (AFP) – TheUnited Nations this week thankedGuatemala for its decision Monday tosend 190 military troops to Haiti to participatein the United Nations Mission toStabilize Haiti, known as Minustha.Guatemala, which is in the process ofclosing military bases and downsizing itsarmy in compliance with the 1996 PeaceAccords, received similar U.N.-led aid toend its 36-year civil war in 1996.The U.N. mission in Haiti, led byBrazilian Gen. Augusto Heleno Riberio,will total 6,700 peace-keeping soldiers,mostly from Latin America.

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