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Brazil Pleads for Help in Policing Haiti

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Brazil Pleads for Help in Policing Haiti

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Brazil Pleads for Help in Policing Haiti

Brazil Pleads for Help in Policing Haiti

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Brazil, leading a U.N. peacekeeping force in Haiti, says its troops are stretched to the limit. The U.N. force has just 2,600 soldiers —- a fraction of the 6,700 troops and 1,600 police authorized after a February revolt forced President Jean-Bertrand Aristide into exile. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.