HAITI HEADLINES JULY 1-15 2004

15/07/04

T-SHIRT maker Gildan closes Honduran plant
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
… Activewear Inc. will close a plant in Honduras in September, transferring
production to facilities in Haiti and Nicaragua. Gildan…
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EXAMINING Haiti’s plight
Barbados Advocate – Barbados
Why is it that after 200 years of Independence, Haiti is still the poorest
nation in The Western Hemisphere, plagued and afflicted continuously by
tyrannical…
www.barbadosadvocate.com/NewViewNewsleft.cfm?Record=18239

CLOSER To Haiti Ties – Thursday 15, July-2004
Nation News – Barbados
PORT-AU-PRINCE – Five Caribbean foreign ministers said yesterday they
were satisfied with Haiti‚s pledges to hold elections and uphold justice,
indicating…
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MINISTERS hopeful as Haiti visit ends
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
THE CARIBBEAN — Top Caribbean Community officials ended a visit to Haiti
on Wednesday expressing hope that a long-running political impasse between
the US…
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GOP courts Haitian Americans
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… At the same time, the party is looking to capitalize on the White House's
increasing engagement with Haiti. … Jeb Bush's interest in Haiti.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/state/9157533.htm

GOV. Bush establishes panel to aid Haiti
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
By Alva James-Johnson. Gov. Jeb Bush established a Haiti Advisory Group
on Wednesday to guide the state in its efforts to help rebuild the impoverished
nation.…
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/miami/sfl-cgovernor15jul15,0,4818969.story?coll=sfla-news-miami

CARIBBEAN foreign ministers head to Cuba following Haiti visit
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Fresh from a visit to Haiti, a team of Caribbean foreign
ministers headed to Cuba to discuss trade and other matters on Thursday

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/state/9155557.htm

14/07/04

CARIBBEAN Leaders See Hope for Haiti Ties
Guardian – UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Five Caribbean foreign ministers said Wednesday
they were satisfied with Haiti's pledges to hold elections and uphold
justice…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4310837,00.html

MISSIONS that hurt
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
THE number of “missions‰ or social plans initiated by President Hugo
Chávez in Venezuela have the putschist opposition concerned as time draws
near to the…
www.granma.cu/ingles/2004/julio/mier14/29mision.html

CARIBBEAN Leaders See Hope for Haiti Ties
Guardian – UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Five Caribbean foreign ministers said Wednesday
they were satisfied with Haiti's pledges to hold elections and uphold
justice…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4310837,00.htmlHELEN Hughes: An end to benign neglect
The Australian – Australia
… exchanges, or whether it continues to be rent by civil strife and crime
so that it can become a candidate for an Idi Amin dictatorship or Haiti
gang violence…
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,10137638%255E7583,00.html

CARIBBEAN Team Meets in Haiti
Africana.com – Africa
… The trip by the delegation, which included five foreign ministers,
was mandated by the Caricom to explore how Haiti could again be allowed
to participate in…
www.africana.com/newswire/blackworld_article.asp?ID=812

DONORS' Conference For Haiti Set For Washington
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
July 14: A donors' conference to discuss what Haiti needs in the way of
financial aid to boost its social, political and economic recovery over
the next two…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1516.htm

CARIBBEAN delegation meets Haiti leaders
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A delegation of five Caribbean foreign ministers
met Haiti's interim leaders Tuesday, hoping to restore relations strained
since…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Haiti%20Caribbean

924 Million in Haiti Aid Asked
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
ASHINGTON, July 13 – Organizers of an international donors conference for
Haiti next week said they hoped to raise $924 million to jump-start its
ravaged…
www.nytimes.com/2004/07/14/politics/14hait.html

HAITI faces funding shortfall, says bank
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Haiti's recovery from recent upheavals will require $1.3bn over the next
two years – $924m more than is currently committed, according to a report
issued by…
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HAITI ex-rebels threaten to take up arms again
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, July 13 (Reuters) – A group of former rebels, who
helped oust Haiti's president in February, on Tuesday denounced a government
plan to…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N13686741.htm

REPORT finds Haiti needs more than $1.3 billion in aid
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
MIAMI – (KRT) – Haiti needs more than $1.3 billion over the next two years
to revive its depressed economy, jumpstart basic services, strengthen
democracy and…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/9146198.htm

HAITI Sets Aid Goal at $924 Million
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: Haiti issues a call for infrastructure improvements that would
require $924 million in donations. The Needs Assessment…
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CARIBBEAN delegation in Haiti for talks
CNN – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A delegation of five Caribbean foreign ministers
arrived Tuesday to meet Haiti's interim leaders, hoping to restore relations

www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/07/13/haiti.caribbean.ap/

HAITI Seeks $1 Billion in Development Aid
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The World Bank says it needs pledges of more than $900 million in aid for
Haiti. A rebel uprising earlier this year in Haiti caused…
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13/07/04

CARIBBEAN delegation in Haiti for talks
CNN – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A delegation of five Caribbean foreign ministers
arrived Tuesday to meet Haiti's interim leaders, hoping to restore relations

www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/07/13/haiti.caribbean.ap/

HAITI Seeks $1 Billion in Development Aid
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The World Bank says it needs pledges of more than $900 million in aid for
Haiti. A rebel uprising earlier this year in Haiti caused…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=291531E1-8B45-42B5-9592E71EBABFFFAB

ncronline.org/NCR_Online/archives2/2004c/071604/071604a.php>HAITI, after Aristide, continues search for answers
National Catholic Reporter – USA
By PAUL JEFFREY. For Ronel Jean-Louis, the future in Haiti hinges on how much longer he has to eat dirt to survive. Following the…

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HAITI, after Aristide, continues search for answers
National Catholic Reporter – USA
By PAUL JEFFREY. For Ronel Jean-Louis, the future in Haiti hinges on how much longer he has to eat dirt to survive. Following the…

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040712-033718-7570r.htm
HAITI needs $1.37 billion to survive
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
13 (UPI) — Haiti needs an estimated $1.37 billion to fulfill economic, political and social needs over the next two years, an international assessment…

www.africana.com/newswire/blackworld_article.asp?ID=792
CHILEAN Named to UN Post in Haiti
Africana.com – Africa
… foreign minister Juan Gabriel Valdes, a human rights activist and currently the country's ambassador to Argentina, as the top UN envoy to Haiti, the United…

12/07/03

www.journalstandard.com/articles/2004/07/13/daily_features/pulse/features01.txt
HELPING in Haiti: The Heart of God Ministry finds a home in…
Freeport Journal Standard – Freeport,IL,USA
… Haiti is the poorest country in the hemisphere, but for four years, we maintained an orphanage there assisting with international adoptions.…

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HAITIAN police give rebels two months
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian police and top government officials have given armed rebels and militants loyal to ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide two…

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BOSTON protest hits repression in Haiti
Workers World – USA
… He was arrested June 27 by the regime of Gerard Latortue, who was installed after the United States sent troops to Haiti and kidnapped Aristide in February.…

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CARIBBEAN foreign ministers to evaluate Haiti situation
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BY JACQUELINE CHARLES. (KRT) – Five foreign ministers from the Caribbean Community will visit Haiti Tuesday in a “gesture” they hope will break a nearly six…

11/07/04

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CONFLICTING signals on Haiti ahead of Caricom's team visit
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
… But within two days of a decision by Caricom Heads of Government to send the ministerial mission to Haiti to discuss the terms by which the interim regime in…

CARICOM/HAITI relations again on tenterhooks
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
New tensions emerged yesterday between the Caribbean Community and Haiti's
interim government in the face of Gerard Latortue's seeming rejection
of a set of…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040710T220000-0500_62627_OBS_
CARICOM_HAITI_RELATIONS_AGAIN_ON_TENTERHOOKS.asp

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/9121105.htm
HAITIAN teen's parole request denied
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… Joseph's attorneys have been seeking his release since he arrived in South Florida on Oct. 29, 2002 along with a boatload of 213 other migrants from Haiti.…

US pushes to raise $1 billion in aid for Haiti reconstruction
CJAD – Canada
… AP) – The US government is pushing a handful of countries and financial
institutions to raise $1 billion US for the reconstruction of Haiti over
the next two…
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09/07/04

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CARICOM Delegation Travels to Haiti Next Week
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The Caribbean Community is sending a delegation to Haiti next week to discuss conditions for the country's return to the 15 nation group.…

CROWD Rallies For Migrant Rights
Click10.com – Miami,FL,USA
… afternoon. A crowd rallied in front of the courthouse asking the United
States to help migrants from Haiti and the Dominican Republic.…
www.local10.com/news/3510307/detail.html

US State Department Issues New Haiti Travel Advisory
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
July 9: Officials of the US State Department yesterday warned Americans
against traveling to Haiti, making it the third travel advisory to be
issued by the…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1496.htm

www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040708T220000-0500_62468_OBS_REGIONAL_NEWS.asp
REGIONAL NEWS
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Defence ministers from Brazil, Chile and Uruguay arrived in Haiti for a two-day visit of UN troops patrolling the broken nation…

cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2004/07/08/532539-ap.html
LATIN American defence ministers assess challenges to stability in…
Canoe.ca – Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The Brazilian defence minister, here to visit troops on a UN mission, said Thursday he hopes Haitians would be willing to trade…

www.sunherald.com/mld/sunherald/news/politics/9110283.htm
MEMBERS of Congress ask UN to monitor November elections
Biloxi Sun Herald – Biloxi,MS,USA
BY TAMARA LYTLE. WASHINGTON – (KRT) – Haiti. Indonesia. Sierra Leone. They're among the hot spots where international observers have…

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CARIBBEAN Nations Open Door to Haiti
Inter Press Service (subscription) – World
… of Keith Mitchell, the host prime minister and chairman of the 15-nation Caribbean Community, the leaders' decision to “re-engage” Haiti underscores the…

US lets non – essential diplomats return to Haiti
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – Non-essential US diplomats can return to
Haiti but the security situation remains “unpredictable and potentially
dangerous”, the…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N08447859.htm

US Issues Travel Warning for Haiti
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
… A UN stabilization force has replaced a US-led multinational mission
in Haiti, where a February revolt toppled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
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08/07/04

CARIBBEAN Community to Send Fact-Finding Delegation to Haiti
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The Caribbean Community is sending a fact-finding delegation to Haiti to
discuss conditions for its return to the group. The announcement…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=99766652-11DA-4A8D-82573DDE9B98A349

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/9102673.htm
HAITI likely needs $1 billion to rebuild
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
WASHINGTON – (AP) — More than $1 billion will probably be needed to rebuild Haiti, the Americas' poorest country, after its recent political upheaval, a…

www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/nation/9102135.htm
TO Haiti, With Love
Philadelphia Inquirer (subscription) – Philadelphia,PA,USA
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Rita Euzebe anxiously waited behind the metal security gate of her house Monday afternoon, scanning the street littered with rubbish…

www.journalstandard.com/articles/2004/07/08/daily_features/features01.txt
HELPING in Haiti: The Heart of God Ministry finds a home in…
Freeport Journal Standard – Freeport,IL,USA
… Haiti is the poorest country in the hemisphere, but for four years, we maintained an orphanage there assisting with international adoptions.…

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QUEBEC police head to Haiti
CBC Montreal – Montreal,Quebec,Canada
MONTREAL – Two dozen police officers from Quebec are about to embark on a mission to Haiti. 'They need some training, some coaching…

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WITCH hunt in Haiti intensifies
San Francisco Bay View – San Francisco,CA,USA
by Justin Felux. The witch hunt against pro-democracy activists in Haiti intensified last week with the arrest of Yvon Neptune. Neptune…

CARIBBEAN nations to send fact-finding delegation to Haiti
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… GEORGE'S, Grenada – (KRT) – Caribbean nations critical of Haiti's interim government announced on Wednesday they will move to improve relations, starting with…

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LATIN American defence ministers visit Haiti
CTV – Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE — Defence ministers from Brazil, Chile and Uruguay arrived in Haiti on Wednesday for a two-day visit with UN troops patrolling the broken…

CHILEAN defense minister visits troops in Haiti
Xinhua – China
SANTIAGO, July 7 (Xinhuanet) — Chile's Defense Minister Michelle Bachelet
arrived in Haiti Wednesday to visit the Chilean troops deployed in the
Caribbean…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-07/08/content_1583032.htm

CARICOM team for Haiti next week
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
… A statement on Haiti, reflecting one of the more significant issues
addressed at the 25th annual Caricom Summit that concluded here last night,
was to be…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040707T220000-0500_62416_OBS_
CARICOM_TEAM_FOR_HAITI_NEXT_WEEK.asp

US expects Haiti to receive more than $1 bln in aid
Reuters – USA
… July 7 (Reuters) – The United States expects donors to contribute more
than $1 billion over the next two years to help rebuild Haiti's schools,
roads and…
www.reuters.com/financeNewsArticle.jhtml?type=bondsNews&storyID=5612644

07/07/04

US says Haiti needs $1B for rebuilding
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
WASHINGTON — More than $1 billion will probably be needed to rebuild Haiti,
the Americas' poorest country, after its recent political upheaval, a
senior…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apwashington_story.asp?category=1152&slug=Haiti%20Reconstruction

WHAT is Brazil Doing in Haiti?
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
… A proposal was presented to the Security Council recommending replacing
US and French troops in Haiti with a UN contingent led by Brazil.…
www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=55&ItemID=5838

CARICOM to announce Haiti's conditions today
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada – Caribbean Community leaders will today announce
their conditionalities for the re-admittance of Haiti to the council of
the Community…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040707T000000-0500_62394_OBS_
CARICOM_TO_ANNOUNCE_HAITI_S_CONDITIONS_TODAY.asp

CARIBBEAN bloc won't recognize Haiti gov't
MLive.com – MI,USA
… GEORGE'S, Grenada (AP) ˜ Caribbean leaders again withheld recognition
of Haiti's new US-backed government Tuesday, opting instead to send a
delegation to the…
www.mlive.com/newsflash/lateststories/index.ssf?/base/international-3/108916556680120.xml

BRAZILIAN defense minister to visit troops in Haiti
Xinhua – China
BRASILIA, July 6 (Xinhuanet) — Brazilian Defense Minister Jose Viegas
will visit Haiti on Wednesday, where Brazilian troops are expected to
take part in the…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-07/07/content_1579473.htm

HAITI'S Civil Society: So much more than the 184
OneWorld – London,England,UK
The Haiti Support Group (HSG)- a solidarity organisation based in the UK
that has sought to accompany progressive organisations from Haiti's civil
society over…
www.oneworld.net/article/view/89424/1/

CARIBBEAN Community Expected to Vote on Reinstating Haiti
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The Caribbean Community is meeting in Grenada and is expected to vote on
whether to welcome Haiti back after rejecting its interim government in
March.…
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CANADA sends 100 police to Haiti mission
Xinhua – China
OTTAWA, July 6 (Xinhuanet) — Canada will send 100 police officersto Haiti
as part of a two-year commitment to help restore securityin the Caribbean
country…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-07/07/content_1578684.htm

SPAIN endorses troops plan
The Australian – Australia
… endorsed the Socialist government's plan to send more troops to Afghanistan
to provide security for the upcoming elections, and also to Haiti as part
of a UN…
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,10066696%255E1702,00.html

CANADA to send 100 officers to Haiti
CBC Prince Edward Island – Charlottetown,Prince Edward Island,Canada
OTTAWA – Canada will send 100 police officers to Haiti as part of a two-year
commitment to help restore security in the Caribbean country, Prime Minister
Paul…
cbc.ca/stories/2004/07/06/haiti040706

CARIBBEAN Community Divided on Haiti
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The Caribbean Community is set to vote Tuesday on whether to welcome Haiti
back to the group after rejecting its interim government in March.…
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DRUG-CORRUPTION probe names sixth former Haitian official
South Florida Sun-Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
MIAMI — The investigation into drugs, money and corruption in Haiti under
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide claimed a sixth former government official
on…
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/caribbean/sfl-76haiti,0,4438287.story?coll=sfla-news-caribbean

ST Vincent won't recognise Haiti's interim gov't
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (AP) – As Caribbean leaders prepared to discuss whether
to reverse policy and recognise Haiti's US-backed interim government,
St Vincent…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040706T010000-0500_62308_OBS_
ST_VINCENT_WON_T_RECOGNISE_HAITI_S_INTERIM_GOV_T.asp

US increases aid to Haiti
Norwich Bulletin – Norwich,CT,USA
By Katherine Hutt Scott. WASHINGTON — Haiti has received millions in US
aid since its elected president flew into exile four months ago.…
www.norwichbulletin.com/news/stories/20040706/localnews/785795.html

SECURITY, Haiti, CCJ for CARICOM Heads' retreat today
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
… Crime and security and a formula for resolving the post-Aristide impasse
in relations between the Caribbean Community and the interim regime in
Haiti will be…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040706T010000-0500_62298_OBS_SECURITY__HAITI__CCJ_FOR__CARICOM_HEADS__RETREAT_TODAY.asp

CARIBBEAN nations divided over Haiti's status in CARICOM
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… Grenada – (KRT) – Government leaders from Caribbean Community nations
remained deeply divided Monday over whether to recognize Haiti's interim
government and…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/9085299.htm

CB GEN Haiti Rector Returns
Times Picayune – New Orleans,LA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) ˜ The University of Haiti's rector, who galvanized
student protests that led up to a rebellion that ousted President Jean-Bertrand

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05/07/04

CARIBBEAN urged to re-admit Haiti
BBC News – London,England,UK
Caribbean leaders are discussing whether to re-establish links with Haiti
after the overthrow of its president in February. The…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3867569.stm

AT Caribbean summit, focus on Haiti
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
The 25th annual summit of Caribbean governmental heads began Sunday with
discussions about Haiti's suspension from the group and regional development.

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/9082180.htm

CARICOM Summit Opens With Focus On Haiti
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
GRAND ANSE, Grenada, Mon. July 5: “The world is watching… The people
of Haiti are waiting on us as we make our decision here.”.…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1450.htm

04/07/04

CARIBBEAN leaders weigh ties to Haiti
Canton Repository (subscription) – Canton,OH,USA
… GEORGE‚S, Grenada ˜ Caribbean leaders will consider recognizing
Haiti‚s US-backed interim government at a summit, despite lingering
concerns over former…
www.cantonrep.com/index.php?Category=24&ID=170372&r=1

CARICOM considers restoring ties to Haiti despite concerns over…
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (AP) – Caribbean leaders are expected to recognise
Haiti's US-backed interim government at an annual summit starting today
despite…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040704T000000-0500_62205_OBS_CARICOM_CONSIDERS_
RESTORING_TIES_TO_HAITI_DESPITE_CONCERNS_OVER_ARISTIDE_S_OUSTER.asp

IN defence of the disinherited
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
… Some are in exile, as are the president of Haiti, his wife and children,
with their human and political rights torn from them by gangsters and
terrorists.…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/html/20040704T010000-0500_62228_OBS_IN_DEFENCE_OF_THE_DISINHERITED.asp

CARIBBEAN countries to restore ties with Haiti
Xinhua – China
HAVANA, July 3 (Xinhuanet) — Caribbean countries are expected to restore
ties with Haiti's interim government at the 25th the Caribbean Community
and Common…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-07/04/content_1569649.htm

03/07/04

CARIBBEAN leaders may restore Haiti ties
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada — Caribbean leaders will consider recognizing Haiti's
US-backed interim government at a summit, despite lingering concerns over
former…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Caribbean%20Summit

CARIBBEAN Leaders May Restore Haiti Ties
The Ledger – Lakeland,FL,USA
Caribbean leaders will consider recognizing Haiti's US-backed interim government
at a summit, despite lingering concerns over former President Jean-Bertrand

www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040703/API/407030791

HAITI expected to dominate summit
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
Haiti, and its interim government, is high on the agenda as leaders of
the Caribbean Community assemble for a four-day summit. BY MICHAEL AW
OTTEY. ST.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/9071160.htm

HAITI on agenda for leaders at Caribbean summit
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… GEORGE'S, Grenada – (KRT) – A highly anticipated summit of heads of
government from the 15-member Caribbean Community opens here Sunday with
Haiti as the main…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/9070301.htm

ARISTIDE'S party may boycott Haiti ballot
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, July 2 (Reuters) – Members of the Lavalas Family
political party of ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide said on Friday
they would…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N72645035.htm

02/07/04

OPTION Zero in Haiti
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
… ever more troubling consequences of regime change in Iraq, Bush is
entitled to take some comfort from the far more successful operation just
completed in Haiti…
www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=55&ItemID=5806

EU Commission Proposes Loosening Sanctions On Haiti
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,United States
July 2: The European Commission may loosen sanctions on Haiti following
the interim government‚s announcement that it would hold several free
elections by…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1436.htm

SPAIN to boost troops in Afghanistan, Haiti
SpaceDaily – USA
… number of troops it has deployed in Afghanistan during the elections
the country plans to hold in September and send a company of 110 military
police to Haiti.…
www.spacewar.com/2004/040701181533.vm4akdyv.html

SPAIN seeks new plans for troops
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
… in Iraq, Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero sent two cabinet
members to Congress on Thursday to propose sending troops to Afghanistan
and Haiti.…
www.iht.com/articles/527619.htm

01/07/04

HAITI: Levi Strauss jeans and violations of workers' rights
Bharat Textile – India
In letter sent to Michael Kobori, director of global code of conduct for
the San Francisco-based Levi Strauss & Co., the Haiti Support Group expressed
its very…
www.bharattextile.com/newsitems/1990808

HAITI'S Neptune Warned of Plot
Africana.com – Africa
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Haiti's former prime minister wrote to US,
French and other world leaders more than a month ago saying only they
could guarantee…
www.africana.com/newswire/blackworld_article.asp?ID=624

EUROPEAN Commission Adopts Proposal to Ease Aid Restrictions on…
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The European Commission has adopted a proposal that would ease three-year-old
restrictions on economic aid for Haiti. The Commission…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=29D951EB-7525-4D6C-8493A0CC2FDE7DD9

EX-OFFICIAL blasts new regime
South Florida Sun-Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti · Alone in a grimy-walled prison cell, former Prime
Minister Yvon Neptune said he has no confidence in new Haitian leaders
who allowed…
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/caribbean/sfl-ahaitipremier01jul01,0,4119956.story?coll=sfla-news-caribbean

HAITI Update XIV : The Price We Pay
Africana.com – Africa
Today's column marks our fourteenth regular Haiti Update since the ouster
of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. … But what else have we left Haiti?

www.africana.com/articles/daily/bw20040630haiti.asp

GOV. Bush's Haiti initiative
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
Jeb Bush's concern for reconstruction in Haiti also helps his brother's
presidential re-election campaign in Florida? The average Haitian certainly
doesn't.…
www.sptimes.com/2004/07/01/Opinion/Gov_Bush_s_Haiti_init.shtml

LEVI Strauss jeans and violations of workers' rights in Haiti
No Sweat – UK
… writes “In letter sent today to Michael Kobori, director of global
code of conduct for the San Francisco-based Levi Strauss & Co., the Haiti
Support Group…
www.nosweat.org.uk/article.php?sid=973&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

YOUTH held in NO jail sent back to Haiti
Times Picayune – New Orleans,LA,USA
… Richemond Joseph fled from Haiti to Florida last year, saying he feared
being killed by forces that supported then-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

www.nola.com/news/t-p/index.ssf?/base/news-3/1088666893309170.xml

MIAMI has gotten better but it's not there yet
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… Prostitutes and drug dealers still line ugly Biscayne Boulevard, and
Little Haiti still looks as desolate and wrecked as its namesake country.
And parks?…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/9053670.htm

RONALDO SHOOTING FOR PEACE
Glasgow Daily Record – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
BRAZIL'S football stars are to play in war-torn Haiti as part of a plan
to promote peace. Real Madrid striker Ronaldo and Barcelona…
www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_objectid=14381475&method
=full&siteid=89488&headline=ronaldo-shooting-for-peace-name_page.html

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