TITLE

Haiti: Casa Azul marca sucesso e tragédia da presença militar brasileira na missão de paz

AUTHOR(S)
Konrad, Kaiser
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Tecnologia Militar;2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
O artigo trata da passagem da Missão das Nações Unidas para a Estabilização do Haiti que, a partiir de janeiro de 2007, sob o comando do General-de-Brigada Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, do Exército Brasileiro, mudou radicalmente a operação das Forças da Paz naquele país. As tropas da ONU, sob seu comando, tomaram a Casa Azul, um prédio que era utilizado como forte pelos criminosos haitianos que aterrorizavam a população da Cité Soleil, um dos bairros mais perigosos de Port au Prince,a capital do país A partir do sucesso dessa operação, o processo de pacificação na cidade foi retomado. Porém, a Casa Azul retornou às manchetes em função do terremoto que devastou o país em 2010. O prédio não resistiu ao abalo e desabou, matando 10 militares brasileiros.
ACCESSION #
49190895

 

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