Daniel Foote criticized U.S. policy toward Haiti as “seriously flawed” and reminded Brinken that the country was “devastated” by poverty, crime, government corruption, and lack of humanitarian resources.
Madrid (European News).- On Thursday, Daniel Foote, the US special envoy to Haiti, announced that he was resigning to Secretary of State Anthony Brinken. He stated that he didn’t want to be associated with the “inhumane” and “counterproductive decision to expel thousands from Haitian refugee countries.
Foote, in a letter to the U.S. and Haitian media, criticized the U.S. policy towards Haiti as “seriously flawed” while reminding Brinken that Haiti was “destroyed by poverty, crime and lack of humanitarian aid.” “.
In his view, “a collapsed country cannot provide security or basic services, and more refugees will encourage more despair and crime.” In this sense, he believes that more negative effects in Haiti will produce “terrible” The consequences are not only for Haiti, but also for the United States and other countries in the hemisphere.