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Haitian Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph speaks during a press conference at Haitian Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph's residence on July 16, 2021, in Port-au-Prince. (Photo by Valerie Baeriswyl / AFP) (Photo by VALERIE BAERISWYL/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden admin. has no plans to send troops to Haiti

The Biden administration has decided to bolster security at the U.S. Embassy in Haiti, but announced sending troops to stabilize the island nation was “not on the agenda.” In a joint new conference on Thursday, Joe Biden said a number of American Marines would be sent to the embassy to reinforce security after the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.