UN peacekeepers in Haiti and the country's police force have seized 50 kilograms of cannabis in the first joint drugs bust of its kind in the impoverished Caribbean nation. The large-scale anti-drugs operation - between the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti, known as MINUSTAH, and the Haitian National Police (HNP) - struck three sites in the south of the country. The largest capture came from a disused nightclub near a beach in Aquinas, where the blue helmets and HNP found 35 kilograms of the illicit herb and four motor boats that were destroyed by court order. (UN News Service)

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