A civilian volunteer jumps during military training from veterans ...
Nov 27th, 2011
(Reuters) - A civilian volunteer jumps during military training from veterans of Haiti's disbanded army in Port-au-Prince November 26, 2011. President Michel Martelly's administration has created a commission to develop a plan to restore the military, which was disbanded in 1995. REUTERS/Swoan Parker (HAITI - Tags: MILITARY) -
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