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08/03/04

UN team heads to Haiti
NEWS.com.au - Australia
A UN team was on its way to Haiti to plan for a multinational force that will deploy there within the next three months, a UN spokesman said today....
http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,8912799%255E1702,00.html

HAITI interim president sworn
NEWS.com.au - Australia
HAITI'S interim president was solemnly sworn in today, as ousted president Jean-Bertrand Aristide restated his claim from his faraway African asylum to be the ...
http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,8912819%255E1702,00.html

ARISTIDE calls for calm after Haiti killings
Reuters - London,England,UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - Exiled Haitian leader Jean-Bertrand Aristide has appealed to his supporters to peacefully resist an "occupation" of Haiti, a ...
http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=471880&section=news

US Scolds Aristide for Saying He Still Leads Haiti
Wired News - USA
... African Republic where he is in exile, Aristide suggested there should be a peaceful resistance in his country to what he called the US "occupation" of Haiti. ...
http://wireservice.wired.com/wired/story.asp?section=Breaking&storyId=831916&tw=wn_wire_story

At approximately 7:20 am EST, Democracy Now! managed to reach exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide by cell phone in the Central African Republic. His comments represent the most extensive English-language interview Aristide has given since he was removed from office and his country.
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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/03/08/1529222
Listen to 30 min. exclusive interview:
http://stream.paranode.com/democracynow/aristide.mp3
Read transcript:
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/03/08/1529222#transcript

Haiti's Aristide defiant in exile:
Haiti's exiled president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, has insisted he remains the elected head of his country. "In one word it was a kidnapping… You can say coup d'etat."
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3543355.stm

The ouster of democracy:
In Haiti, Washington confirmed a foreign policy that is driven by self-interest and delivered through force. What happened was not a revolution but a coup. And no simple domestic overthrow either. This was the kind of regime change that the French and the US could sign up to.
www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,1164195,00.html

Witnesses: "Aristide Under Lock & Key":
Sunday a.m. in the Central African Republic: Haiti President Is Cut Off from Attorney, Delegation
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5817.htm

NEW looting spree in Haiti capital as Aristide says he remains president...
Channel News Asia - Singapore
PORT-AU-PRINCE : Hundreds of people went on a looting rampage in the Haiti capital as ousted leader Jean Bertrand Aristide insisted he is still president of ...
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/74480/1/.html

HAITI: DA given slap on wrist
News24 - South Africa
... The national conventional arms control committee (NCACC) on Monday rejected claims made by the Democratic Alliance regarding South African arms sales to Haiti. ...
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/Politics/0,6119,2-7-12_1495151,00.html

THE Rape of Haiti
Dissident Voice - Santa Rosa,CA,United States
by Justin Felux. The recent events in Haiti are yet another sad chapter in the history of Western imperialism. The roots of the current ...
http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Mar04/Felux0308.htm

ARISTIDE Calls for Calm After Six Killed in Haiti
Reuters - United States
... Marines engaged the gunmen. One of them was killed," Col. Mark Gurganus, commander of US forces in Haiti, told reporters. Gurganus ...
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4520103&section=news

SMALL protest in Reno against US Haiti policy
KRNV - Reno,NV,USA
A small group of protesters have staged a demonstration in downtown Reno over US policy toward Haiti. The four protesters, who are ...
http://www.krnv.com/Global/story.asp?S=1695098&nav=8faOLMgZ

KERRY Speaks Out on Deadly Haiti Violence
Christian Broadcasting Network - USA
By Paul Strand. Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry says if he were president, things would be much different in Haiti. ...
http://www.cbn.com/CBNNews/News/040308e.asp

ARISTIDE Declares He Still Rules Haiti
ABC News - USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti March 8 &Mac247; Jean-Bertrand Aristide declared from African exile Monday that he was still president of Haiti, while US Marines investigated ...
http://abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20040308_490.html

ARISTIDE calls for resistance after six killed in Haiti violence
Channel News Asia - Singapore
"I am the democratically elected president of the Republic of Haiti and I remain the constitutional president," he said Monday in an interview with French ...
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/74451/1/.html

ARISTIDE appeals for peace in Haiti
CNN - USA
... US officials have dismissed Aristide's assertion, saying he voluntarily left Haiti after being told rebel opponents would likely kill thousands of Haitians if...
http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/03/08/haiti/

HAITI revellers massacred
South Australia Advertiser - Adelaide,South Australia,Australia
... Antena 3 Spanish television station. The wounded included two Haiti police officers and an American journalist. US Marines leading an ...
http://www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,8907254%255E912,00.html

SIX killed, 34 wounded in Haiti violence
Channel News Asia - Singapore
PORT-AU-PRINCE : Gunmen opened fire on an opposition rally in Haiti, killing at least six people, including a journalist, and wounding 34 more as Haitians ...
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/74421/1/.html

VIOLENCE greets Canadians landing in Haiti
The Globe and Mail - Canada
... their attackers had been. It was the first engagement for the marines since landing in Haiti a week ago. The advance Canadian Forces ...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040308/HAITI08/TPInternational/TopStories

AVOID arbitrary deadline for Haiti
Orlando Sentinel (subscription) - Orlando,FL,USA
In the drama of Haiti, where death, destruction and desperation have given way to relative calm under the vigilant eye of a US-led and United Nations...
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/opinion/orl-edpbersia08030804mar08,1,4606038.column?coll=orl-opinion-headlines

ESCAPE of deportees heightens Haiti tension
St. Petersburg Times - St. Petersburg,FL,USA
... force. By DAVID ADAMS and BILL DURYEA. PORT-AU-PRINCE - In Haiti, when presidents fall from power, the jails empty fast. When news ...
http://www.sptimes.com/2004/03/08/Worldandnation/Escape_of_deportees_h.shtml

CANADA must do more for Haiti, Annan says
The Globe and Mail - Canada
Prime Minister Paul Martin needs to spend more money on Canada's military and quickly develop its presence in Haiti, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi ...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040308/ANNAN08/TPInternational/TopStories

HAITI proves tough test for US support for democracy
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
… a democracy and how far the United States will go to defend it have become murkier since a US plane flew President Jean-Bertrand Aristide out of Haiti and into…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/03/07/national0156EST0420.DTL

HAITI arms export doesn't add up – DA
IAfrica South African News – Cape Town,South Africa
Education Minister Kader Asmal's explanation for the National Conventional Arms Control Committee's (NCACC) approval of an arms shipment to Haiti "simply does…
iafrica.com/news/sa/308044.htm

HAITI rally shootings kill 6
News24 – South Africa
… Six people were killed, including a journalist, and 34 more wounded after gunmen opened fire on an opposition rally near the presidential palace in Haiti's…
www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1494950,00.html

POPULAR correspondent for Spanish TV killed in Haiti
The Star – Malaysia
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Even after he had been shot, Spanish journalist Ricardo Ortega didn't stop working. One of the most…
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2004/3/8/latest/16317Popularco&sec=latest

AT Least 6 Killed in Gunfire After March in Haiti
New York Times – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 7 At least six people were killed today when gunfire broke out at the presidential palace, after thousands of Haitians, including…
www.nytimes.com/2004/03/07/international/americas/07CND-HAIT.html?ex=1079326800&en=c3151d6314a1c81e&ei=5062

US coup in Haiti stirs outrage
Workers World – United States
… On the night of Feb. 28-29 the US carried out a coup in Haiti, kidnapping the president and flying him out of the country in the custody of an armed guard.…
www.workers.org/ww/2004/haiti0311.php

JACKSON Calls For Hearings On Haiti
Atlanta Daily World – Atlanta,GA,USA
… democracy in Iraq, but our Secretary of State, the White House and Department of Defense conducted a coordinated campaign with the rightwing element in Haiti…
www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=11077716&BRD=1077&PAG=461&dept_id=237827&rfi=6

ANTI-ARISTIDE Protest In Haiti
580 CFRA Radio – Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
The demonstrators were calling for the return to Haiti of former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide so he could be tried for corruption.…
www.cfra.com/headlines/index.asp?cat=2&nid=11558

HAITI ‚ s brutal history largely of our making
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
… me grisly autopsy photographs of the bullet-riddled corpse of his dead brother and begged me ˜ an acquaintance ˜ to tell Americans the truth about Haiti.…
www.startribune.com/stories/357/4649957.html

SHOTS Fired at Crowd Wound 3 in Haiti
ABC News – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti March 7 ˜ Thousands of Haitians marched on the presidential National Palace on Sunday, burning a billboard of exiled leader Jean…
abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20040307_704.html

CARICOM leaders should not turn backs on Haiti
Barbados Advocate – Barbados
By Petal Barclay-Smith. Caricom governments are being called upon to reject out of hand any suggestion that Haiti be expelled or suspended from Caricom.…
www.barbadosadvocate.com/NewViewNewsleft.cfm?Record=16819

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