HAITI HEADLINES JUNE 2004

30/06/04

EU commission proposes loosening sanctions on Haiti
EUbusiness – London,UK
The European Commission Wednesday proposed loosening EU sanctions on Haiti,
after the country committed to holding several free elections by the end
of 2005.…
www.eubusiness.com/afp/040630181414.s32eep28

SWAP guns for tickets at Brazil-Haiti soccer match in August
Calgary Sun – Calgary,Alberta,Canada
BRASILIA (AP) – Brazil will play an exhibition soccer match at Haiti in
August, with spectators invited to swap firearms for tickets, Brazilian
Sports Minister…
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2004/06/30/520673-ap.html

HAITI'S former prime minister
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,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…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Haiti%20Jailed%20Premier

OAS moves to probe Haiti coup
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
Washington and Haiti's new government opposed, as Brazil, Chile, Argentina
and other South American countries send peacekeeping troops.…
english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/13218_haiti.html

URUGUAY to send peacekeepers to Haiti in mid-July
Xinhua – China
MONTEVIDEO, June 28 (Xinhuanet) — Uruguay is to send peacekeepersto Haiti
in mid-July after three Uruguayan officials of the mission made an inspection
tour…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/29/content_1553410.htm

KEEPING an eye on Latortue
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
When Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders meet in Grenada later this week,
the issue of recognition of Haiti's interim government led by Gerard Latortue
will…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/html/20040628T210000-0500_61941_OBS_KEEPING_AN_EYE_ON_LATORTUE.asp

HAITIAN drug cop charged with bribery, conspiracy
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BY ANN W. O'NEILL. (KRT) – Evintz Brillant, once Haiti's top drug cop,
pleaded innocent Monday to charges of scheming with another top Haitian
police official…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/9034401.htm

28/06/04

EX-HAITIAN anti-drug chief, accused smuggler plead innocent
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… Napoleon, 41, was accused earlier this month of being part-owner of
a freighter that carried cocaine out of Haiti and arranging transportation
once shipments…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/state/9032125.htm

HAITI'S Prime Minister Yvon Neptune Arrested
The Dominion – Canada
Last week, the Constitutionally appointed Prime Minister of Haiti, Yvon
Neptune, courageously came out of hiding after his initial first statement
demanding an…
dominionpaper.ca/weblog/2004/06/haitis_prime_minister_yvon_neptune_arrested.html

BUSH to form Haiti commission
South Florida Business Journal – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
… Bush, who recently visited Haiti with representatives from the US Agency
for International Development, said Florida is committed to supporting
the Haitian…
southflorida.bizjournals.com/southflorida/stories/2004/06/28/daily8.html?jst=b_ln_hl

HAITI: Ex-prime minister out of hiding
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jun. 28 (UPI) — Haiti's former prime minister emerged
from hiding and surrendered to authorities, who accuse…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040628-092927-8887r.htm

PARTY of Haiti's poor in turmoil
Grand Forks Herald – Grand Forks,ND,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (KRT) – Three months after armed rebels sent President
Jean-Bertrand Aristide into exile, the political movement he led has fallen
into…
www.grandforks.com/mld/grandforks/news/world/9030924.htm

ARISTIDE'S PM held in probe of Haiti deaths
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — The prime minister of ousted president Jean-Bertrand
Aristide was detained yesterday on suspicion of orchestrating killings
in the…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/28/517066.html

HAITI’s Former Prime Minister Arrested
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,United States
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. June 28: Yvon Neptune, the man who served Haiti
as prime minister until the ouster of President Jean…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1404.htm

HAITI'S Ex-PM Arrested, Denounces 'Political Justice'
Reuters – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – Haiti's former prime minister, Yvon Neptune,
who served under ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, surrendered
to police…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5523780

UN Takes Over Peacekeeping Operation In Haiti
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
The United Nations today took over responsibility for the peacekeeping
operation in Haiti from the United States-led multinational force at a
ceremony in the…
www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0406/S00326.htm

27/06/04

FORMER Haitian prime minister detained
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's former prime minister was detained Sunday
on suspicion of orchestrating killings during the February rebellion leading
to the…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Haiti%20Politician%20Arrested

FORMER Haitian Prime Minister Detained
Times Daily – Florence,AL,USA
Haiti's former prime minister was detained Sunday on suspicion of orchestrating
killings during the February rebellion leading to the ouster of President
Jean…
www.timesdaily.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040627/API/406270740

25/06/04

UN Force Assumes Haiti Peacekeeping Duties
Defenselink.mil – USA
By Jim Garamone. WASHINGTON, June 25, 2004 ˆ The United Nations assumed
command of peacekeeping activities in Haiti during a ceremony in Port-au-Prince
today.…
www.defenselink.mil/news/Jun2004/n06252004_2004062501.html

HAITI'S ambassador sets sights on improved relations with Jamaica
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Sarasota,FL,USA
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Haiti's ambassador said Thursday he was sure the Caribbean
neighbors can mend strained relations after a dispute over Jamaica's decision

www.heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040624/API/406240923

CARICOM Secretary-General Denies AFP Report On Haiti
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,United States
… Secretary-General, Edwin Carrington yesterday vehemently denied statements
attributed to him in an Agence France Presse report that claimed Haiti‚s
Interim…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1388.htm

SPAIN to decide whether to deploy troops in Afghanistan, Haiti
Xinhua – China
MADRID, June 24 (Xinhuanet) — The Spanish government said Thursday that
it will decide soon whether to dispatch troops to Afghanistan and Haiti,
even though…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/25/content_1546422.htm

24/06/04

LATIN Countries Keep Peace in Haiti
Guardian – UK
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – South American countries are taking on a
new role as the vanguard of a new UN stabilization force in Haiti, and
Pvt.…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4235580,00.html

HAITI Ex-Police Chief to Be Held in Fla.
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
MIAMI (AP)—The former director general of Haiti's national police was
ordered held until trial on charges he took bribes to protect Colombian
cocaine heading…
www.ajc.com/news/content/news/ap/ap_story.html/National/AP.V9210.AP-Haitian-Drugs.html

ARGENTINA authorizes sending troops to Haiti
Xinhua – China
… The Argentine government issued a decree Tuesday to authorize the dispatch
of more than 600 troops and medical staff to join the UN peacekeeping
forces in Haiti…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/23/content_1541735.htm

HAITI Ex-police Chief To Be Held In Fla.
Guardian – UK
MIAMI (AP) – The former director general of Haiti's national police was
ordered held until trial on charges he took bribes to protect Colombian
cocaine heading…
www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-4234443,00.html

US Marines Prepare to Leave Haiti
ABC News – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti June 22, 2004 ˜ With their mission in Haiti drawing
close to an end, US Marines on Tuesday presented slum residents with a
refurbished…
abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20040622_1966.html

HAITI ex-police chief to be held in Fla.
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
MIAMI — The former director general of Haiti's national police was ordered
held until trial on charges he took bribes to protect Colombian cocaine
heading to…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apus_story.asp?category=1110&slug=Haitian%20Drugs

MIAMI judge keeps ex-Haitian police chief jailed until drug trial
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
MIAMI – Haiti's former national police chief was ordered Tuesday to be
jailed until trial on charges that he took bribes to protect 25 smuggling
runs a year as…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/state/8986221.htm

22/06/04

HAITI punished enough
Barbados Advocate – Barbados
… Consequently, I find it difficult to understand the attitude of the
present US administration towards Haiti. Haiti and its problems did not
start yesterday.…
www.barbadosadvocate.com/NewViewNewsleft.cfm?Record=17997

MORE Nations May Join UN in Haiti.
MercoPress – Uruguay
The new UN peacekeeping force in Haiti may soon be getting troops from
more countries, the deputy US ambassador said on Monday.…
www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=3828

AMNESTY Calls For Impartially In Haiti
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,United States
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues. June 22: “Unless Haiti can demonstrate that
no one is above the law, and that the law is applied impartially…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1358.htm

CHILEAN president defends UN mission in Haiti
Xinhua – China
SANTIAGO, June 21 (Xinhuanet) — Chilean President Ricardo Lagos on Monday
defended his country's military mission in Haiti as partof the peace operation

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/22/content_1539166.htm

RATE of Aids cases overestimated
Health24 – Cape Town,South Africa
… In Haiti, the estimate is expected to be placed at three percent, whereas
the most recent report from the United Nations had it at six percent.

www.health24.com/news/HIV_AIDS/1-920,28077.asp

21/06/04

COCAINE trafficker: Aristide controlled Haiti's drug trade
Springfield News Leader – Springfield,MO,USA
By Ann W. O'Neill. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ˜ Days before President Jean-Bertrand
Aristide was forced out of Haiti, a notorious cocaine trafficker stood
before a…
www.news-leader.com/today/0621-Cocainetra-116374.html

PARTY of Haiti's poor in turmoil
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
With the departure of President Aristide, leaders of his political party
wonder if Haiti's poor will have a voice in deciding the country's future.

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8967239.htm

CASE of ex-rebel leader looms over Haiti
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Louis Jodel Chamblain turned himself in to Haitian
authorities in April for his alleged role in assassinating more than two
dozen…
www.boston.com/news/world/articles/2004/06/20/case_of_ex_rebel_leader_looms_over_haiti

HAITI wants Aristide back – – to stand trial
Palm Beach Post – Palm Beach,FL,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — As deposed President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was
departing the Caribbean for South African exile last month, he vowed to
return to his…
www.palmbeachpost.com/news/content/auto/epaper/editions/today/news_045d50d88197328900bb.html

AFFIDAVITS portray Haiti as a chaotic drug haven
South Florida Sun-Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Days before President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was forced out of Haiti, a
notorious cocaine trafficker stood before a federal judge in Miami and
said Aristide…
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/caribbean/sfl-chaiti20jun20,0,1390369.story?coll=sfla-news-caribbean

19/06/04

THOUSANDS March in Haiti to Demand Aristide's Return
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
… The Reuters news agency says demonstrators exchanged insults with US
Marines serving as peacekeepers and demanded they leave Haiti.…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=97122846-6706-4CA3-8C81E9EC4F5DCCFE

WORLD & NATION BRIEFS
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
… More than 5,000 supporters of ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand
Aristide marched through Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital, Friday, calling
for his return…
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-world193858464jun19,0,7090666.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

FORMER Anti-Drug Chief Indicted
Lakeland Ledger – Lakeland,FL,USA
One of Haiti's former antidrug chiefs was indicted Friday on a drug conspiracy
charge as other former police and traffickers cooperating with US investigators

www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040619/NEWS/406190405/1004MARINES blamed for Haiti abuse
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
An Amnesty International report blamed the Haitian and US governments for
human rights abuses in Haiti. BY MICHAEL AW OTTEY. Haiti…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8961339.htm

18/06/04

HAITI march calls for Aristide's return
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — More than 5,000 supporters of ousted President
Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched through Haiti's capital Friday, calling
or his return…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Haiti%20March

HAITI March Calls for Aristide's Return
ABC News – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti June 18, 2004 ˜ More than 5,000 supporters of ousted
President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched through Haiti's capital Friday,
calling…
abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20040618_1189.html

GOVERNOR, President May Disagree Over Haiti Policy
NBC6.net – Miami,FL,USA
The day after returning from Haiti, the governor said he might be in favor
of granting temporary protected status to Haitian refugees who face deportation.

www.nbc6.net/news/3435317/detail.html

UN electoral team wraps up assessment mission to Haiti
UN News Centre
18 June 2004 ˆ A United Nations electoral team has wrapped up a visit
to Haiti, where it held 10 days of wide-ranging talks on the logistical,
technical and…
www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=11091&Cr=haiti&Cr1=

BETTER times yet to arrive in battle-scarred Haiti
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BY MATTHEW HAY BROWN. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (KRT) – She kept it to herself
at the time, but Velene Martel was glad to see Jean-Bertrand Aristide
leave Haiti.…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8955058.htm

'AGRONOMIST' tells a personal, painful story of troubled Haiti
Salt Lake Tribune – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
By Sean P. Means. A capsule history of Haiti's turmoil, seen by one of
the nation's champions for freedom. Not rated, but probably…
www.sltrib.com/2004/Jun/06182004/friday/176478.asp

BACK from Haiti, Bush backs local involvement
Orlando Sentinel (subscription) – Orlando,FL,USA
… The governor traveled to Haiti on Wednesday at the request of US Ambassador
James Foley and Haitian Interim Prime Minister Gerard Latortue, formerly
of Boca…
www.orlandosentinel.com/news/orl-locmjeb18061804jun18,1,924251.story?coll=orl-news-headlines

UNEASY peace reigns in Haiti countryside
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
As the US-led military force in Haiti prepares to be replaced by UN peacekeepers,
Haiti's Central Plateau remains tense and confused. BY MICHAEL DEIBERT.

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8951708.htm

GOV. Bush may back letting Haitian refugees stay
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
… He traveled to Haiti at the request of US Ambassador James Foley and
the Haitian Interim Prime Minister, Gerard Latortue, formerly of Boca
Raton.…
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/southflorida/sfl-cgovernor18jun18,0,2531045.story?coll=sfla-home-headlines

LOCATING Haiti in the Caribbean
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
… Until official abolition in the Caribbean, Haiti was the only country
which achieved this fundamental revolution.”. … For him Haiti is unique.

www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_opinion?id=26817508

DATE Proposed For Presidential Election In Haiti
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,United States
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. June 18: The interim Haiti government is proposing
presidential election for November 2005. Interim…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1327.htm

ARGENTINE deputies approve dispatch of troops to Haiti
Xinhua – China
… 17 (Xinhuanet) — The Argentine Chamber of Deputies on Thursday approved
the deployment of about 600 troops to the war-torn Caribbean island country
of Haiti.…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/18/content_1533130.htm

17/06/04

HAITI and Abu Ghraib
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
… last year to “reform” Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, now world infamous
for the torture US soldiers there inflicted on Iraqis, is doing the same
job now in Haiti.…
www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=55&ItemID=5727

ARGENTINA sending troops to Haiti
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
17 (UPI) — Argentina's Congress approved the deployment of troops to Haiti
following several hours of debate, local news sources reported Thursday.

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040617-074326-9465r.htm

HAITI Update XIII : What Would Jesus Do ?
Africana.com – Africa
By Avi Steinberg. The calamitous flooding that has taken place in Haiti
is not fully a natural disaster. In fact, there are three…
www.africana.com/articles/daily/bw20040616haiti.asp

CANADIAN troops seize weapons in Haiti
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP-CP) ˜ Canadian troops raided the home of a
former Haitian senator, seizing seven guns, boxes of ammunition and tear
gas grenades…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=
Article&cid=1087381799930&call_pageid=968256289824&col=968705899037

LEJEUNE Marine in serious condition after being shot in Haiti
News 14 Carolina – Raleigh,NC,USA
(CAMP LEJEUNE) — A US Marine from Burlington shot in the leg while working
on a drainage project in Haiti's capital is in serious condition at Camp
Lejeune.…
rdu.news14.com/content/headlines/?ArID=49404&SecID=2

TURNING Haiti into One Big Sweatshop
CounterPunch – Petrolia,CA,USA
… Trujillo and the puppet leaders that followed bettered this discourse
by aiding the U$ in suppressing movements of socio-economic autonomy in
Haiti by “any…
www.counterpunch.org/jg06162004.html

CDN. soldiers raid home of former Haiti senator
CTV – Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ˜ Canadian troops raided the home of a former Haitian
senator, seizing seven guns, boxes of ammunition and tear gas grenades,
military…
www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1087421189877_82830389/?hub=World

16/06/04

BUSH takes 1-day trip to Haiti
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
Gov. Jeb Bush took a one-day trip to Haiti on Wednesday, the details of
which were kept secret until after he departed from Tallahassee.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/8942057.htm

MORE nations may join UN peacekeeping force for Haiti
WANE – Ft Wayne,IN,USA
United Nations-AP — The new UN peacekeeping force in Haiti may soon be
getting troops from more countries. US deputy ambassador…
www.wane.com/Global/story.asp?S=1948340

JEB Bush Visits Haiti
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,United States
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. June 17: A meeting with Haiti‚s interim
prime minister and aid workers marked Florida‚s Governor…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1315.htm

GOV . Bush ‚ s visit to Haiti raises economic hopes
South Florida Sun-Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Responding to a request by the US Ambassador to Haiti, Governor Jeb Bush
made his first trip to the economically devastated country Wednesday to
demonstrate…
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/florida/sfl-cgovernor17jun17,0,116529.story?coll=sfla-news-florida

MORE nations may join UN in Haiti
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
UNITED NATIONS — The new UN peacekeeping force in Haiti may soon be getting
troops from more countries, the deputy US ambassador said Wednesday.…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apus_story.asp?category=1110&slug=UN%20Haiti

NEW UN peacekeepers welcomed, Canadians thanked for efforts in…
CBC News – Canada
UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The new UN peacekeeping force in Haiti received a
warm welcome from the UN Security Council and it may be reinforced with
more troops…
www.cbc.ca/cp/world/040616/w0616106.html

MORE nations may join UN in Haiti
MLive.com – MI,USA
UNITED NATIONS (AP) ˜ The new UN peacekeeping force in Haiti may soon
be getting troops from more countries, the deputy US ambassador said Wednesday.

www.mlive.com/newsflash/lateststories/index.ssf?/base/national-26/1087444740257660.xml

MORE Nations May Join UN in Haiti
Guardian – UK
UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The new UN peacekeeping force in Haiti may soon be
getting troops from more countries, the deputy US ambassador said Wednesday.

www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-4213589,00.html

15/06/04

HAITI: Another Failed Washington Regime Change
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
On Sunday, June 20, a UN peacekeeping mission led by Brazil will take
over command authority in Haiti from US forces, which have witnessed an
alarming…
www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0406/S00169.htm

13/06/04

'WEST stokes war to prove blacks can't rule'
Independent Online – South Africa
… investigating his unlawful ousting. Aristide fled Haiti on February
29 during a coup he insists “had the blessing of the UN”. “For me the

www.iol.co.za/index.php?click_id=139&art_id=vn20040613100704644C652631&set_id=1

COLIN Powell and USA squeeze on Caricom
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
… over Caricom's original collective stand against the US-led preemptive
war on Iraq; the forced interruption of constitutional governance in Haiti,
in which the…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/html/20040613T030000-0500_
61125_OBS_COLIN_POWELL_AND_USA_SQUEEZE_ON_CARICOM.asp

HAITI, Jamaica to re-establish diplomatic ties June 21
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
HAITI'S Ambassador to Jamaica Jean-Gabriel Augustin, who was recalled in
March, will return to Kingston on June 21, the foreign ministry confirmed
yesterday.…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040612T060000-0500_61106_OBS_
HAITI__JA_TO_RE_ESTABLISH_DIPLOMATIC_TIES_JUNE____.asp

BRAZIL can help Haiti get on its feet
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
LAST WEEK Brazilian expeditionary forces took command of a United Nations
mission in Haiti, another clear signal that Brazil is emerging as a global
player.…
www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2004/06/12/brazil_can_help_haiti_get_on_its_feet

HAITI search for killers of journalists praised
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE — (AP) — The press freedom group Reporters Without Borders
welcomed pledges by Haiti's interim government to press ahead with the
longdelayed…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8905039.htm

11/06/04

US-LED troops in Haiti recognize more to be done for security
CJAD – Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CP) – Preparing to conclude their mission in Haiti,
US-led troops said Friday they recognize that more remains to be done
to ensure…
www3.cjad.com/content/cp_article.asp?id=/global_feeds/canadianpress/worldnews/w061165A.htm

HAITI – a flood of injustice
OneWorld – London,England,UK
In the last days of May, torrential rainfall fueled a series of flash floods
that killed thousands in the area along the border between Haiti and the
Dominican…
www.oneworld.net/article/view/88011/1/

HAITI Leader Says He Wants GIs To Stay
Military.com – USA
WASHINGTON – Haiti's interim prime minister said Thursday he hoped a small
number of US troops would remain in his country after the United Nations
takes over…
www.military.com/NewsContent/0,13319,FL_haiti_061104,00.html

HAITI: Levi's Factory To Shut, 700 To Be Axed
just-style.com - UK
A Dominican-owned factory that makes Levi Strauss-branded jeans in a Haitian
free-trade zone is to close over labour disputes, cutting 700 jobs in
the process. ...
http://www.just-style.com/news_detail.asp?art=34242

UN seeks Thai military presence in Haiti
Xinhua – China
BANGKOK, July 11 (Xinhuanet) — The United Nations has asked Thailand to
send troops to help restore peace in Haiti, local newspaper said here
on Friday.…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/11/content_1521007.htm

HAITI leader: US troops need to stay
Palm Beach Post – Palm Beach,FL,USA
WASHINGTON — American troops need to remain in Haiti even while an international
peacekeeping force is deployed there, Haitian interim Prime Minister Gerard

www.palmbeachpost.com/news/content/auto/epaper/editions/today/news_049c913b76efb1eb00f8.html

HAITI a Top Transit Point for Illegal Drugs Headed to US
NPR (audio) – USA
Haiti's weakened democratic institutions, dysfunctional judicial system
and fledgling police force present South American drug traffickers with
a path of…
npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1952724

DOMINICAN Company to Leave Haiti
Guardian – UK
… Grupo M, one of the Dominican Republic's largest free-trade zone companies,
built the $10 million factory a year ago in the border town of Ouanaminthe,
Haiti.…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4191698,00.html

10/06/04

DOMINICAN jeans company quits Haiti free trade zone because of…
Canada.com – Canada
… The decision is a blow to Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas,
where most people are jobless and the political situation has become more
fragile since…
www.canada.com/businesscentre/story.html?id=0E2AA22F-E216-4699-9FB5-0286CC9B5BAF

HAITI leader says he wants GIs to stay
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
WASHINGTON — Haiti's interim prime minister said Thursday he hoped a small
number of US troops would remain in his country after the United Nations
takes over…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Haiti%20US%20Troops

NEW report warns drought, not floods, could be Haiti‚s next big…
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
While Haiti grapples with the results of devastating floods along its border
with the Dominican Republic, a new report by the humanitarian organisation
CARE…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/108688404765.htm

OAS urges elections, investigation in Haiti
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
QUITO, ECUADOR — Despite initial objections from the United States and
Haiti, the Organization of American States opened the way for an investigation
into the…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0406100243jun10,1,3887268.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

NEW Haitian government struggles to control drug trafficking
Grand Forks Herald – Grand Forks,ND,USA
GONAIVES, Haiti – (KRT) – The plane came from the south, as they all do,
touching down on the dirt road here as a police convoy rumbled in from
the capital to…
www.grandforks.com/mld/grandforks/news/world/8888601.htm

PRIME Minister Paul Martin with other leaders of the G8 at Sea…
Liberal Party of Canada (press release) – Canada
… military spending, which is directed towards supporting failing states
and institution building, when you look at what's going on in Iraq, Haiti
and Afghanistan…
www.liberal.ca/news_e.aspx?site=news&news=654

OAS calls for new elections in Haiti, defies US objection
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
The Organization of American States (OAS) called for elections in Haiti
as soon as possible and opened the way for an investigation into the ousting
of Haitian…
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/06/10/2003174494

ORGANIZATION Calls for Haiti Elections
Xpossed.com – USA
Despite initial objections from the United States and Haiti, the Organization
of American States opened the way for an investigation into the ouster
of Haitian…
www.xposed.com/headline_news/53_ds_547228.aspx

ORGANIZATION Calls for Haiti Elections
Guardian – UK
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) – Despite initial objections from the United States
and Haiti, the Organization of American States opened the way for an investigation
into…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4187491,00.html

09/06/04

ORGANIZATION Calls for Haiti Elections
Guardian – UK
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) – The Organization of American States called for elections
in Haiti as soon as possible and opened the way for an investigation into
the…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4184584,00.html

UN Steps In To Help Haiti Electoral Process
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,United States
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. June 9: United Nations officials want to help
Haiti with its upcoming election. Officials of the United…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1242.htm

AMERICAS officials take on corruption
MLive.com – MI,USA
… The ministers also offered Haiti's new government the support of the
inter-American community, committed their nations to undertaking “all
the diplomatic…
www.mlive.com/newsflash/lateststories/index.ssf?/base/international-3/1086753860135790.xml

OAS unites to urge assistance , elections for Haiti
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
QUITO, Ecuador, June 8 (Reuters) – After weeks of tension, Caribbean nations
moved past differences with the United States and Haiti on Tuesday to
mandate…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N08120712.htm

GRAVE Human Rights Problems Continuing In Haiti
Coastal Post – Bolinas,CA,USA
A Delegation from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) visited Haiti from April
12-19, and documented serious continuing violations of human rights, including

www.coastalpost.com/04/06/03.htm

08/06/04

DEFORESTATION of Haiti Created an Environment for Catastrophe
Newhouse News Service (NNS) – USA
BY GEORGE E. JORDAN. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — From the air, the difference
between this country and its island neighbor, the Dominican Republic,
is stark.…
www.newhousenews.com/archive/jordan060804.html

GRIM Return To Mapou , Haiti ˆ A Personal Account
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,United States
MAPOU, Haiti, Tues. Jun. 8: This was my second trip to the flood-hit town
of Mapou, where the Haitian Red Cross, backed by the International…
www.hardbeatnews.com/details1236.htm

MOFA watches Haiti, Panama ties
China Post – Taipei,Taiwan
… sun told lawmakers at yesterday's legislative Foreign Affairs Committee
meeting that the government is paying particular attention to Panama and
Haiti, two of…
www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/detail.asp?ID=49544&GRP=B

07/06/04

ARISTIDE Says No Active Plan to Seek Haiti Return
Reuters – USA
… I don't see how they would try to have free, fair and democratic elections
if they don't change the reality (in Haiti) today,” he said.…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5362539

WHY did Canada support a US coup in Haiti?
Rabble.ca – Canada
I traveled to Haiti in March to see for myself the results of a US-orchestrated
regime change. I had been to Haiti many times since 1977.…
www.rabble.ca/everyones_a_critic.shtml?x=32617

THE road to recovery in Haiti
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… installed electricity outlet. But, like many things in Haiti today,
this picture of modern efficiency is not reality. Outside Roumain's…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/8843746.htm

ONCE again Haiti finds itself at crossroads
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
For this week's cover story, ''Haiti: Searching for an economic future
in the midst of chaos'' (page 22), reporter Jane Bussey visited the troubled
country and…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/8843706.htm

20000 need food in Haiti , agency warns
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
FOND VERRETTES, Haiti˜Some 20,000 people in nine Haitian villages, many
of them children, have not been reached since torrential flooding May
24 and all who…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_
Type1&c=Article&cid=1086559808889&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724

A positive first step by Mr Latortue
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
… bit-players interim prime minister who was looking down his nose and
scoffing at Caricom, declaring it to be an institution of little worth
or value to Haiti.…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/html/20040607T010000-0500_
60852_OBS_A_POSITIVE_FIRST_STEP_BY_MR_LATORTUE.asp

BEHIND Haiti's flood devastation
Workers World – USA
By G. Dunkel. The recent floods in southwestern Haiti have caused great
devastation—so great, in fact, that the authorities have stopped counting
the dead.…
www.workers.org/ww/2004/floods0610.php

'BUILD mass movement of resistance'
Workers World – USA
… We also salute those who come out to bring attention to the heroic
struggles against US occupations in Haiti, Afghanistan, the Philippines
and South Korea, the…
www.workers.org/ww/2004/wwcamp0610.php

FORMER Costa Rican president to lead OAS
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… Among the topics of discussion are the continuing turmoil in Bolivia,
Haiti and Venezuela, where voters recently ratified enough signatures
to force a recall…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8856324.htm

CHINESE peacekeepers prepare for Haiti mission
China Daily – Beijing,China
At the request of the United Nations, China will dispatch a 125-peacekeeping
force to war-torn Haiti in early September, according to the Public Security

www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-06/07/content_337064.htm

06/06/04

FOREIGN aid workers are the real rulers in Haiti
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Only one government holds true power over life
and death in Haiti. Not the Haitian government, a group…
www.startribune.com/stories/484/4813868.html

OUT IN THE COLD
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
… pomp and ceremony due a visiting Head of State; never mind Mr Aristide's
insistence that he is the de facto, if not the de jure, President of Haiti;
never mind…
www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_opinion?id=25253449

COLOMBIAN drug trafficker figures in indictments of Haitian…
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… and informants have said they suspect Ovalle, also known as “Papi”
or “Daddy” in Spanish, of smuggling at least $40 million worth of cocaine
from Haiti to the…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/8850004.htm

05/06/04

HAITI once again in US grip
Sunday Observer – Columbo,Sri Lanka
Soon a contingent of the Sri Lankan Army will leave for Haiti to part in
a United Nations Peace Keeping operation there. This is…
www.sundayobserver.lk/2004/06/06/new15.html

CHINA training peacekeepers for Haiti
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
5 (UPI) — China has started a three-month training course for 148 anti-riot
police officers, of whom 125 will be sent to Haiti as peacekeepers.…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040605-012105-9683r.htm

HAITI, Dominican Republic flood toll hits 3300
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
The toll of dead and missing has risen to more than 3300 two weeks after
floods that raged through Haiti and the Dominican Republic wiped out entire
communities…
www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/06/05/1086377187134.html

NEW storm threat for Haiti
News24 – South Africa
… More than 400 people were killed by floods in the neighbouring Dominican
Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti.
www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1538092,00.html

HAITI struggles to rebuild itself – yet again
National Post (subscription) – Canada
… Most of Haiti's eight million citizens do not have access to such basics
as food, water and shelter, let alone health care, electricity, toilets,
garbage…
www.canada.com/national/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=ae5487b3-5008-4166-8c24-2cd2d53488c1

ARGENTINA warns of risks in sending troops to Haiti
Xinhua – China
… AIRES, June 4 (Xinhuanet) — Argentine Foreign Minister Rafael Bielsa
admitted Friday that Argentine troops serving as UN peacekeepers in Haiti
will face risks…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/05/content_1509559.htm

04/06/04

NO official word from Haiti on resumption of relations
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
JAMAICA up to last night was yet to receive correspondence from Haiti's
interim prime minister, Gerard Latortue, on Port-au-Prince's plans to
resume diplomatic…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040604T000000-0500_60749_OBS_NO_OFFICIAL_WORD_FROM_HAITI_ON_RESUMPTION_OF_RELATIONS.asp

03/06/04

ARGENTINA sending troops to Haiti
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun. 3 (UPI) — Argentine lawmakers approved the
deployment of some 600 troops to Haiti, local news sources reported Thursday.

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040603-103908-9234r.htm

UN Force Takes Over in Haiti
Africana.com – Africa
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — With a symbolic exchange of caps but no real change
of authority, US-led troops on Tuesday handed over responsibility for
the Western…
www.africana.com/newswire/blackworld_article.asp?ID=382

TRINIDAD and Tobago Will Not Contribute Troops to Haiti…
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
… prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago says that as of now, the twin-island
nation will not contribute troops to United Nations peacekeeping operations
in Haiti…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=BE7757D9-B09F-41F2-A212E16EB1D76764

JAMAICA Urges Haiti to Facilitate Return of Migrants
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Jamaica is urging Haiti to facilitate the return of hundreds of migrants
who fled their country following the armed revolt that forced Haitian
President Jean…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=0171015A-D24D-4EA6-81BB5B4E64F46804

TRINIDAD reluctant to send troops in Haiti (12:35 PST)
Hi Pakistan – Lahore,Pakistan
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad: Trinidad and Tobago will not contribute troops
to the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, the prime minister said, reversing
an earlier…
www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en66847&F_catID=&f_type=source

FLOODS force tough talk on Haiti's deforestation
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
MAPOU, Haiti – Named after a sacred tree in the voodoo religion, this Haitian
village has few remaining mapou trees and a scant number of others on
its…
www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0603haiti03.html

BRAZIL can have pivotal role in Haiti's development
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
This week, as Brazilian forces take command of a UN mission in Haiti, another
clear signal will be sent that Brazil is emerging as a global player.

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/8823732.htm

HAITI'S COCAINE CONNECTION
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
GONAIVES, Haiti – The plane came from the south, as they all do, touching
down on the dirt road here as a police convoy rumbled in from the capital
to greet it…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8823716.htm

CONGRESS given briefing on aid to Haiti
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
WASHINGTON – Haiti and the Dominican Republic will each receive $300,000
in emergency aid to cope with recent floods, and Haiti should receive
some of a…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8823713.htm

TROOPS won't join peacekeepers in Haiti
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
PORT OF SPAIN – Troops from Trinidad will not be sent to join a multinational
peacekeeping force in Haiti, Prime Minister Patrick Manning said Wednesday.

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8823756.htm

MANNING: No T&T troops for Haiti
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
By RICHARD LORD. TRINIDAD and Tobago has reversed its decision to send
troops to Haiti, Prime Minister Patrick Manning said yesterday.…
www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_politics?id=24890387

ARGENTINE Senate approves dispatching troops to Haiti
Xinhua – China
BUENOS AIRES, June 2 (Xinhuanet) — The Argentine Senate on Wednesday approved
the dispatch of 598 troops to Haiti, saying they would contribute to the
UN…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/03/content_1505965.htm

COAST Guard repatriates 122 refugees to Haiti
South Florida Sun-Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
The Coast Guard repatriated 122 refugees to Haiti Wednesday, after taking
them off an overcrowded freighter near the Turks and Caicos on Sunday.

www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/miami/sfl-crefugees03jun03,0,1092587.story?coll=sfla-news-miami

UN troops prepare to take over peacekeeping in Haiti
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
UN peacekeepers have established a command post in Haiti, preparing to
take over from a US-led force later this month despite uncertainty over
troop numbers…
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/06/03/2003158065

HAITI ‚ s disaster of the free market
Socialist Worker – Chicago,IL,USA
FLOODS, MUDSLIDES and an earthquake devastated Haiti and the Dominican
Republic in the last week of May, but the disaster had its roots in not-so-natural
causes…
www.socialistworker.org/2004-1/502/502_03_Haiti.shtml

ANALYSIS: Brazil's global hopes start in Haiti
United Press International – USA
SAO PAULO, Brazil, June 2 (UPI) — Their numbers are still few, but the
presence of Brazilian troops in Haiti already signifies a changing of
the guard in the…
www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040602-072237-8200r

UN peacekeepers establish new command post in Haiti
eTaiwan News – Taipei,Taiwan
UN peacekeepers have established their command post in Haiti, preparing
to take over from an American-led force later this month despite uncertainty
over troop…
www.etaiwannews.com/World/2004/06/03/1086228501.htm

ARGENTINE Nobel Prize winner criticizes sending troops to Haiti
Xinhua – China
… 2 (Xinhuanet) — Argentina's 1980 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Adolfo
Perez Esquivel on Wednesday criticized the sending of Argentine troops
to Haiti and argued…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/03/content_1505676.htm

CANADIAN troops in Haiti to return home; replacements to depart
Canoe.ca – Canada
GAGETOWN, NB (CP) – About 120 Canadian soldiers will return home over the
next week from peacekeeping duties in Haiti. Sue Knight…
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2004/06/02/483461-cp.html

HAITI and the insanity of Œofficial‚ denial
CMAQ – Québec,Canada
As many as nine peaceful demonstrators were killed in Haiti on May 18,
as tens of thousands of people took to the streets despite the risk–
and reality – of…
www.cmaq.net/fr/node.php?id=17042

02/06/04

US formally yields mission in Haiti to UN
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Three months after intervening to stabilize this
devastated country, a US-led multinational force Tuesday turned over command
to…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0406020260jun02,1,4214949.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

BRAZILIAN prepares to head troops in Haiti
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
… leave. The 3,600-member American-led military force brought a measure
of stability to Haiti after the first Marines landed Feb.…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2004/06/02/MNGR16V9ME1.DTL

HAITI Continues Political Struggles
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: Three months ago, then-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide left
Haiti under pressure from armed rebels. Some 300 people died in fighting.

npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1918579

LEAVING Haiti after a hard slog
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BY LETTA TAYLER. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Gripping his M-16 assault rifle
and setting his face in a determined but friendly gaze, Marine Sgt.…
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-wohait023828920jun02,0,3157349.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

BRAZIL’S ambitions in Haiti
Radio Netherlands – Netherlands
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has sent 150 troops to Haiti.
… Haiti is this poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.…
www.rnw.nl/hotspots/html/bra040602.html

01/06/04

UN troops prepare to take over Haiti peacekeeping
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, June 1 (Reuters) – UN troops prepared to take over
peacekeeping authority in Haiti on Tuesday as aid workers in the Caribbean
nation…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N61351558.htm

MAP Responds To Crisis in Haiti/Dominican Republic
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
MAP International is increasing its response to the humanitarian crisis
in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Nearly $1.3 million…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/108610598759.htm

UN troops prepare to take over Haiti peacekeeping
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, June 1 (Reuters) – UN troops prepared to take over
peacekeeping authority in Haiti on Tuesday as aid workers in the Caribbean
nation…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N61351558.htm

MAP Responds To Crisis in Haiti/Dominican Republic
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
MAP International is increasing its response to the humanitarian crisis
in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Nearly $1.3 million…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/108610598759.htm

UN Troops, Police Headed to Haiti
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Some 8,000 UN troops and civilian police are scheduled to begin arriving
in Haiti Tuesday to take control of stabilization efforts in the troubled
Caribbean…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=DE095364-3993-47BC-9838CFA724225EFA

GUATEMALA to Send Troops to Haiti
Africana.com – Africa
Guatemala City, Jun 1 (EFE).- Guatemala plans to contribute 190 soldiers
to the peacekeeping mission in Haiti under the auspices of the United
Nations…
www.africana.com/newswire/blackworld_article.asp?ID=342

FLOODS Submerge Haiti Town , Kill Hundreds
Africana.com – Africa
MAPOU, Haiti (AP) – Dominos was the pastime of choice on lazy afternoons
in this farm center, with players sitting in the shade and villagers gathering
at the…
www.africana.com/newswire/homepage_article.asp?ID=338

UN Peacekeepers Head Back to Haiti
Africana.com – Africa
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – UN peacekeepers are returning to Haiti once
again, but with many of the problems that plagued their last mission here

www.africana.com/newswire/homepage_article.asp?ID=331

HAITI: Protection of human rights essential for security and long…
Amnesty International – USA
Last week's devastating flooding in Haiti is another compelling reason
for the international community to take action to address the humanitarian
and human…
web.amnesty.org/library/Index/ENGAMR360442004

UN peace troops to land in Haiti
BBC News – London,England,UK
UN peacekeepers are poised to arrive in Haiti to take over from a US-led
multi-national force as the country struggles with devastating floods.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3766069.stm

UN takes control today in Haiti
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has asked for a long-term UN commitment
to transform Haiti ˜ which has suffered more than 30 coups in 200 years
˜ into “a…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/8806441.htm

ACT Update: Floods and Landslides, Dominican Republic/Haiti
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… searching for victims and delivery of relief items continues in the
areas devastated by the floods and landslides last week in the Dominican
Republic and Haiti…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/108608695633.htm

SOUTH Africa is meddling in Haiti
Charleston Post Courier (subscription) – Charleston,SC,USA
By receiving Jean Bertrand Aristide, the ousted and disgraced president
of Haiti, as if he were still head of state, the South African government
has…
www.charleston.net/stories/060104/edi_01edit2a.shtml

UN troops go to Haiti as US extends its stay
Fort Worth Star Telegram (subscription) – Fort Worth,TX,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – UN troops are coming back to Haiti, but after a
decade of failed missions, many in the traumatized nation wonder whether
the…
www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/news/8808475.htm

HAITI'S Government Is Surviving on Foreign Aid , Washington Post…
Bloomberg – USA
June 1 (Bloomberg) — Haiti's US-backed government depends almost totally
on foreign troops for security and on foreign aid to fend off bankruptcy
and to feed…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aEyQcwELgx38&refer=latin_america

FLOODS Submerge Haiti Town, Kill Hundreds
Philadelphia Inquirer (subscription) – Philadelphia,PA,USA
MAPOU, Haiti – Dominos was the pastime of choice on lazy afternoons in
this farm center, with players sitting in the shade and villagers gathering
at the…
www.philly.com/mld/philly/news/world/8807095.htm

MILITIAS sow fear in Haiti 3 months after intervention
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
… MARC, Haiti — Standing in the doorway of the police station, Jean-Ronald
Baptiste, the ranking officer, laid out the stark reality of life in this
gritty port…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0406010154jun01,1,4083877.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

CAN they unscramble the Haiti mess?
The Globe and Mail – Canada
Today, the United Nations launches a peacekeeping operation in Haiti to
replace a multinational force authorized en catastrophe three months ago.

www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040601/COHAITI01/TPComment/TopStories

FLOODS hit Haiti's poor the hardest
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
MAPOU, HAITI — Dominos used to dominate lazy Sunday afternoons in this
farm centre, with players sitting in the shade and villagers gathering
at the…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/01/480927.html

US troops prepare to leave Haiti
The Globe and Mail – Canada
… . we are welcomed in Africa, our mother continent, our temporary home
until we are back in Haiti,” said Mr. Aristide, who was accompanied by
his wife Mildred…
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040601/HAITI01/TPInternational/Africa

MORE Brazilian troops leave for Haiti
Channel News Asia – Singapore
BRASILIA : Brazil dispatched 120 more troops for a UN security force in
Haiti, which has been lashed with storms, floods and mudslides.…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/87865/1/.html

HELP for Haiti
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
The international community is faced once again with a massive humanitarian
crisis in Haiti. A week of heavy rains unleashed floods…
www.sptimes.com/2004/06/01/Opinion/Help_for_Haiti.shtml

MILITIAS sow fear in Haiti 3 months after intervention
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
… MARC, Haiti — Standing in the doorway of the police station, Jean-Ronald
Baptiste, the ranking officer, laid out the stark reality of life in this
gritty port…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0406010154jun01,1,4083877.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

CAN they unscramble the Haiti mess?
The Globe and Mail – Canada
Today, the United Nations launches a peacekeeping operation in Haiti to
replace a multinational force authorized en catastrophe three months ago.

www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040601/COHAITI01/TPComment/TopStories

FLOODS hit Haiti's poor the hardest
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
MAPOU, HAITI — Dominos used to dominate lazy Sunday afternoons in this
farm centre, with players sitting in the shade and villagers gathering
at the…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/01/480927.html

US troops prepare to leave Haiti
The Globe and Mail – Canada
… . we are welcomed in Africa, our mother continent, our temporary home
until we are back in Haiti,” said Mr. Aristide, who was accompanied by
his wife Mildred…
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040601/HAITI01/TPInternational/Africa

MORE Brazilian troops leave for Haiti
Channel News Asia – Singapore
BRASILIA : Brazil dispatched 120 more troops for a UN security force in
Haiti, which has been lashed with storms, floods and mudslides.…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/87865/1/.html

HELP for Haiti
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
The international community is faced once again with a massive humanitarian
crisis in Haiti. A week of heavy rains unleashed floods…
www.sptimes.com/2004/06/01/Opinion/Help_for_Haiti.shtml

UN heads back to Haiti
The Globe and Mail – Canada
Port-au-Prince ˜ UN peacekeepers are returning to Haiti once again, but
with many of the problems that plagued their last mission here ˜ uncertainty
about…
www.globeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20040601.wunun01/BNStory/International/

HURRICANES set to worsen Haiti crisis
IAfrica South African News – Cape Town,South Africa
The Caribbean hurricane season could bring more rain to the Dominican Republic
and Haiti, where floods and mudslides have killed 1400, an official said
on…
iafrica.com/news/worldnews/326247.htm

BRAZIL sends peace keeping contingent to Haiti
MercoPress – Uruguay
The soldiers will join another 42 troops who arrived in Haiti last Saturday,
the first Brazilian military to land there. The Brazilian…
www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=3732

SIYABONGA, says Haiti's Aristide
Sunday Times – Johannesburg,South Africa
… The former Catholic priest left Haiti in February, halfway through
his term, amid growing civil unrest and opposition to his rule.…
www.sundaytimes.co.za/zones/sundaytimes/newsst/newsst1086065658.asp

HURRICANE season could spark new Haiti crisis: official
Channel News Asia – Singapore
PORT-AU-PRINCE : Caribbean hurricane season could trigger a new humanitarian
crisis in Haiti, where, along with neighboring Dominican Republic, more
than 1,400…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/87834/1/.html

US exits amid new Haiti crisis
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
MAPOU, Haiti ˜ The US troops who came to Haiti to keep order after a
bloody revolt ousted its president have found themselves helping out in
a different…
www.ajc.com/news/content/news/0604/01haiti.html

HAITI'S Security, Financial Woes Leave Even the Police Fearful
Washington Post – USA
… control.”. Three months after Aristide left the country for exile aboard
a US government plane, Haiti has barely picked itself up.…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A4863-2004May31.html

ARISTIDE is safely in SA, but Haiti reels from flood disaster
Pretoria News (subscription) – Pretoria,South Africa
American troops deployed to Haiti during a bloody revolt to oust President
Jean-Bertrand Aristide will begin leaving in the midst of another crisis
as the…
www.pretorianews.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=667&fArticleId=2096718

GUATEMALA to send troops for Haiti peacekeeping mission
Xinhua – China
MEXICO CITY, May 31 (Xinhuanet) — Guatemala has decided to send 190 troops
to Haiti to help the UN peacekeeping mission there, Guatemalan President
Oscar…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/01/content_1501370.htm

PROGRESS comes slowly as Haiti tries to move forward
Macon Telegraph – Macon,GA,USA
ST. MARC, Haiti – (KRT) – Standing in the doorway of the police station,
Jean-Ronald Baptiste, the ranking officer, laid out the stark reality
of life in this…
www.macon.com/mld/macon/news/world/8806314.htm

THE Price of Rice Soars, and Haiti's Hunger Deepens
New York Times – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 31 – One lesson of life in Haiti is never to
say things cannot get any worse. They can, and they have.…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/01/international/americas/01hait.html?ex=1086667200&en=c58b55241c668ed5&ei=5062

BRAZILIAN soldiers head for Haiti for peacekeeping mission
Xinhua – China
… May 31 (Xinhuanet) — Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
bade farewell Monday to a group of 150 soldiers who will be deployed in
Haiti as part of a…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/01/content_1501167.htm

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