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12/03/04

RALLY Broken Up in Haiti; 2 Killed
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ˜ Angry supporters of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, accusing the United States of having abducted their leader, attempted…
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-haiti12mar12,1,3533523.story?coll=la-headlines-world

TROOPS head to Haiti
Winnipeg Sun – Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
FREDERICTON (CP) — Troops from CFB Gagetown left for Haiti on Friday, part of an advance group of soldiers laying the groundwork for the full Canadian…
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2004/03/12/379910-cp.html

RIGHTS violators at large in Haiti
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
HAVANA — More than a week after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide fled into exile, human-rights workers and others in Haiti are worried that a handful of…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0403120197mar12,1,2838688.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

CANADIAN troops head to Haiti
CBC News – Canada
FREDERICTON – Canadian soldiers from bases in New Brunswick and Ontario shipped out Friday morning to join an international peacekeeping force in Haiti.…
www.cbc.ca/stories/2004/03/12/canada/haiti040312

80 Canadian soldiers to leave for Haiti today
Toronto Star - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
CFB GAGETOWN, NB.&Mac247;About 80 Canadian soldiers were expected to leave for Haiti today to establish a base for about 450 military personnel committed to helping ...
http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=
Article&cid=1079046610948&call_pageid=968332188774&col=968350116467


HAITI'S No. 2 man
Winnipeg Sun - Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
... Jean was interviewed for several hours by the RCMP and CSIS and was detained on suspicion of crimes against humanity stemming from Aristide's flight from Haiti ...
http://www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/WinnipegSun/News/2004/03/12/379081.html

TEAM Haiti on a 'mission'
Palm Beach Post – Palm Beach,FL,USA
… They have not been home in four months. "In Miami, we have no problem, but we're concerned about Haiti," Bruny said through a translator Thursday.…
www.palmbeachpost.com/sports/content/auto/epaper/editions/friday/sports_041553a107a1914500ac.html

A poetic novel is haunted by the Haiti of today and yesterday
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
The merry-go-round has circled around again in Haiti. There is tumult in the streets, another regime in tatters, uncertainty about…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/books/164355_book12.html

WIFE of Haiti ‚ s new Prime Minister will miss Boca
Boca Raton News – Boca Raton,FL,USA
„What I will miss most about living in Boca Raton is the peaceful atmosphere,‰ sighed Marlene Latortue, the sixty-something wife of Haiti‚s newly elected…
www.bocaratonnews.com/index.php?src=news&category=LOCAL%20NEWS&prid=7742

TWO Killed at Pro-Aristide Rally in Haiti
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – A shootout between police and protesters killed two men and injured seven during a demonstration in support of Jean Bertrand Aristide…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8163792.htm

TWO dead at Haiti protest
Reuters - London,England,UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - Gunfire broke out in Port-au-Prince killing two people and injuring six others after police broke up a rowdy demonstration...
http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=474347&section=news

JAMAICAN Official Says Haiti's Aristide Plans Visit
Reuters - United States
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who fled into exile in Africa last month, plans to visit Haiti's Caribbean...
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4551030

RALLY denounces White House role in Haiti coup
People's Weekly World - United States
WASHINGTON Protesters rallied in front of the White House, March 6, chanting US out of Haiti, Aristide in and holding placards proclaiming, End ...
http://www.pww.org/article/articleview/4911/1/206

CALL For UN Probe Of Aristide's Leaving Haiti
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - New Zealand
... said the Security Council was responsible for deciding whether there should be an investigation of how President Jean-Bertrand Aristide came to leave Haiti. ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00169.htm

Cover Story:
Return Aristide to Haiti
Try Bush as a Global Pirate Dismantle ‘Structures of Subversion’
http://www.blackcommentator.com/81/81_cover_haiti.html

Let Haiti Hear Us!
by Daphne Muse, Guest Commentator
http://www.blackcommentator.com/81/81_guest_haiti_muse.html

Reprint:
The Killers Of Haiti's Street Children
by Johnny
http://www.blackcommentator.com/81/81_reprint_haiti_street_kids.html

MARINES in Haiti arms hunt
NEWS.com.au - Australia
US Marines today raided a house near Haiti's presidential palace in a search for weapons, the day after Haiti's new prime minister arrived from exile and said ...
http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,8944297%255E1702,00.html

HAITI'S uphill path to normality
Economist (subscription) - London,England,UK
THERE was good news of sorts for Haiti this week. On March 8th, Boniface Alexandre, a former chief justice, was officially inaugurated ...
http://www.economist.com/world/la/displayStory.cfm?story_id=2502794

RALLY in Haiti calls for Aristide return
Al-Jazeera - Qatar
... Aristide has accused the United States and France of kidnapping him from Haiti. (US ambassador) Jim Foley for kidnapping" and "Bush terrorist."....
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/137D0DD0-67FA-4B07-A34B-51A5DE37BAA7.htm

HANDLING HAITI
PBS - USA
GWEN IFILL: As American troops stepped up efforts today to disarm rebels still roaming the streets of Haiti, US lawmakers were asking questions, questions ...
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/latin_america/jan-june04/haiti_03-10.html

THE nation-building trap: Haiti after Aristide
Open Democracy - USA
The departure from Haiti of its president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, marks the opening of a new chapter in the history of that unlucky country. ...
http://www.opendemocracy.net/debates/article-6-28-1779.jsp

US Marines shoot two in Haiti
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
US Marines shot and killed at least two gunmen who opened fire near the private residence of Haiti's outgoing prime minister, the military said....
http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/03/11/1078594466923.html

HAITI rally wants Aristide's return
NEWS.com.au - Australia
... demonstrators wore t-shirts and carried umbrellas bearing the image of Aristide, who is now in the Central African Republic claiming that he remains Haiti's ...
http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,8944082%255E1702,00.html

LAY down all arms, says new Haiti PM
NEWS.com.au - Australia
NEW Haitian Prime Minister Gerard Latortue returned to his violence-torn country yesterday calling for disarmament and the formation of a "great" national ...
http://news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,8939885%255E401,00.html

WILL Haiti Ever Become A Peaceful, Stable Nation?
Access North Georgia - Gainesville,GA,USA
Haiti is one of these countries that history has treated harshly. About
two centuries ago Haiti was France's richest colony. A slave ...
http://www.accessnorthga.com/articles/afullstory.asp?ID=79702

US heads back to the future in Haiti
Chicago Tribune (subscription) - Chicago,IL,USA
... No, if John Kerry were president, we would have done something very different: We would have invaded Haiti this March to defend a brutal tyrant....
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/chi-0403110137mar11,1,2554670.column?coll=chi-homepagenews2-utl

NEW prime minister is in Haiti
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis,IN,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Gerard Latortue, a former UN official chosen to lead Haiti out of political turmoil, returned from the United States on Wednesday to ...
http://www.indystar.com/articles/1/128322-8501-010.html

ANSWERING the many questions about Haiti
Chicago Tribune (subscription) - Chicago,IL,USA
This is regarding "Helping Haiti heal" (Editorial, March 2). I couldn't agree more with the portion of your editorial that says it's time for the international ...
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0403110130mar11,1,4612746.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

HAITI: No News is Bad News
Dissident Voice - Santa Rosa,CA,United States
... But when our media broadcast news on, say, the crisis in Haiti they
fail, as it were, even to mention that Newton ever existed, or that Newtonian
mechanics ...
http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Mar04/Edwards0311.htm

HAITI President Aristide's Central African Republic Arrival Still ...
AllAfrica.com - Africa
... US Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs puts it, the government of the Central African Republic simply called up the aircraft Haiti ...
http://allafrica.com/stories/200403110001.html

JESSE Jackson Blames Bush For Haiti Problems
Click10.com - Miami,FL,USA
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. -- Rev. Jesse Jackson weighed in on the situation in Haiti Wednesday during a stop in South Florida. Jackson ...
http://www.local10.com/news/2914094/detail.html

MARINES Broaden Mission In Haiti
Hartford Courant (subscription) - Hartford,CT,USA
WASHINGTON -- US Marines sent to quell violence in Haiti have received new orders to seize guns from Haitians they encounter on patrol and to open fire, if ...
http://www.ctnow.com/news/custom/topnews/hc-2haiti0311.artmar11,1,4066874.story?coll=hc-headlines-topnews

NEW Haiti premier returns home
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 10 (UPI) -- Former Haitian Foreign Minister Gerard Latortue returned to Port-au-Prince Wednesday from exile in Floridato become ...
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040310-092956-8640r.htm

FLORIDA neighbors will miss Haiti's new prime minister
Atlanta Journal Constitution - Atlanta,GA,USA
... ground. The suburban Boca Raton, Fla., resident flew Wednesday from Miami to Port-au-Prince to become Haiti's new prime minister. ...
http://www.ajc.com/news/content/news/0304/11haitifla.html

US Expands Mission in Haiti to Allow More Use of Force
Los Angeles Times (subscription) - Los Angeles,CA,USA
... PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti &Mac247; A day after US Marines again used their weapons, firing back at gunmen on the capital's rooftops, the Pentagon announced that it was ...
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-haiti11mar11,1,3074769.story?coll=la-home-world

CITY Fights to Overcome Haiti's Politics
Kansas City Star - Kansas City,MO,USA
CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti - The cruise ships that came here twice a week haven't for two decades. Neither have the Club Med tours that ...
http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/8157599.htm

PEACEKEEPERS led by US will step up Haiti mission
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
WASHINGTON — Troops in the US-led multinational force in Haiti will stop any serious Haitian-against-Haitian violence they encounter, a top US general said…
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/headline/world/2443625

MARINES in Haiti to also track gun caches
Arizona Daily Star – Tucson,AZ,USA
US Marines in Haiti, in an expansion of their mission, plan to hunt down caches of illegal firearms as part of efforts to disarm militants and prevent violence…
www.dailystar.com/dailystar/dailystar/13342.php

HAITI: US Marines expand operations as Washington assembles…
World Socialist
… On Monday, the head of Haiti‚s Supreme Court, Boniface Alexandre, was sworn in as deposed president Jean-Bertrand Aristide‚s successor.…
www.wsws.org/articles/2004/mar2004/hait-m11.shtml

NEW PM returns to Haiti, US Marines battle gunmen
Xinhua – China
HAVANA, March 10 (Xinhuanet)—
Haiti's new Prime Minister Gerard Latortue Wednesday returned to the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince from the United States…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-03/11/content_1359742.htm

PROBLEM of Haiti's gun culture
BBC News – London,England,UK
By Daniel Lak. No one knows just how many weapons there are in Haiti. It's just one of many statistics that has fallen victim to…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3500290.stm

PM calls special Cabinet meeting on Haiti
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
… Cabinet had discussed the Caricom proposal for an independent UN investigation into the alleged forced departure of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from Haiti…
www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_politics?id=17891745

NEW Haiti PM: Top priority to restore order
CNN – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CNN) — Haiti's newly designated prime minister said Wednesday that the nation's army was disbanded unconstitutionally by now-exiled…
edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/03/10/haiti/

INTERIM PM appointed in Haiti
Guardian – UK
The US-backed advisory council charged with establishing a new administration in Haiti has named an interim prime minister to pave the way for elections, as US…
www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1166742,00.html

UN launches 'flash appeal' for $35 million to help Haiti
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
The United Nations has launched an emergency "flash appeal" for $35 million to help stabilise Haiti in the wake of rampant violence following ouster of…
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_608111,00050006.htm

US Forces Will Attempt to Seize Illegal Weapons in Haiti
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
A senior US military commander says the US-led multi-national force in Haiti will attempt to seize illegal weapons from armed groups, in what he calls "a…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=4926AEE0-B0E9-4F4B-854E2E8ADE33DBF3

US Troops to Intervene in Haiti Violence
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Gerard Latortue, a once-exiled former foreign minister chosen to lead Haiti out of political turmoil, returned from the United States…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8154304.htm

PRESS Availability on Haiti
Defenselink.mil – USA
… As you know, US and international forces are in Haiti at the request of the new president of Haiti and in support of UN Resolution 1529 authorizing the…
www.defenselink.mil/transcripts/2004/tr20040310-0526.html

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