By Al Jazeera, Oct. 6, 2017
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti lowered its blue flag on Thursday, 13 years after it began.
While the mission has been credited with helping bring stability to the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, it has also been mired in controversy.
The mission is blamed for bringing cholera to the country, and at least 134 of its peacekeepers have been involved in sexual abuse scandals.
As the last of the thousands of peacekeepers who were in the country leave, Al Jazeera answers some of the key questions about why the blue helmets were there and what they are leaving behind.
What will be their legacy?
The presence of UN troops in Haiti has been a point of controversy on the island…