UN imposes embargo on Haiti
Saturday 07 May 1994
The embargo gives the military 15 days to step aside before the sanctions take effect. The UN resolution approved unanimously by the 15-member Security Council targets the military rulers, and orders an immediate freeze on their financial assets abroad and a ban on issuing them visas.
Haitians reacted angrily, calling the sanctions a waste of time that would do nothing to remove the military leaders.
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