Haiti 3 UN peacekeepers injured in ambush

At least four individuals took part in the afternoon ambush, firing on MINUSTAH blue helmets patrolling in Plaisance, which is located some 30 kilometres outside of Cap-Haïtien. The assailants fled when peacekeepers returned fire, MINUSTAH said.The injured troops, all Chilean, were evacuated to the Mission’s hospital in the capital, Port-au-Prince. They are all expected to survive their injuries.

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Honouring our youngest heroes

Honouring our youngest heroes by News Staff Posted Dec 13, 2013 6:36 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email A few young people were praised instead of criticized during the annual Husky Heroes award presentation on Friday.Fourteen children were recognized for their proper use of 9-1-1 services and for their significant help to a victim or first responders at the scene of an emergency.EMS’ Stuart Brideaux tells 660News, they really want to validate and recognize the work the young folks have done.“We encourage everyone to learn about phoning 911 when they can, teaching their children the appropriate use of 911, for all emergencies. When children have taken that extra step and actually made the difference in an emergency, we want to congratulate them and give them an opportunity to be an example for other children their age of what they can also do in an emergency,” he said.In the last five years, the Husky Heroes program has recognized nearly 40 young people, aged three through 12, who made the difference during an emergency. read more

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