In a 3-quart covered saucepan over high heat, bring cranberry-apple juice, cinnamon and cloves to a boil reduce heat to low.
Core pears and peel with a vegetable peeler, leaving stems attached. Place pears immediately in saucepan. Over high heat, bring to a boil reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, turning occasionally, until pears are translucent and tender. Remove pears, draining well, and set aside.
Increase heat to high boil liquid until reduced to 1 1/4 cups. Discard spices.
In a small bowl, stir cornstarch into water until smooth. Stir into reduced liquid. Stirring, bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar until dissolved.
Serve pears in individual bowls and pour warm sauce over. Garnish with mint leaves.
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