HAITI HEADLINES DECEMBER 15-31 2004

31/12/04

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Haitian gov’t to compensate disarmed militants
Xinhua – Beijing,China
30 (Xinhuanet) — The interim government of Haiti announced Thursday that it will compensate former militants who would lay down their arms, according to

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Aristide, Natural Disasters & Tighter Immigration Policies Top
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
The horrific hurricanes and storms of 2004, that battered Caribbean islands like Grenada, the Bahamas, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba and the Cayman Islands in the

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-12/31/content_2401059.htm
UN mission in Haiti nears completion of goals: spokesman
Xinhua – Beijing,China
HAVANA, Dec. 30 (Xinhuanet) — The UN Mission in Haiti is about tomeet its principal goals, its spokesman said Thursday. The UN

www.washtimes.com/upi-breaking/20041213-113808-7656r.htm
Brazil tackles the role of world leader
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
In 2004, Brazil took a lead role in the attempt to bring stability and security to Haiti where it leads a UN peacekeeping force.

30/12/04

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Haiti’s Interim Government Pays Former Soldiers
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
HBN, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Dec. 29: Some 6,000 members of the former Haitian armed forces yesterday began receiving checks

28/12/04

www.haiti-info.com/article.php3?id_article=3229
Haiti’s interim government starts compensating former soldiers
Haiti Info – Haiti
who helped oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, in an effort to mollify rebels whose refusal to disarm is thwarting efforts to restore stability in Haiti.

washingtontimes.com/world/20041227-094931-6905r.htm
Prison riot deaths mar Haitian government
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
By Reed Lindsay. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — On Dec. 1, with the UN peacekeeping force here was preoccupied with the heavy gunfire

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Too much power
Cape Times (subscription) – Cape Town,South Africa
… Haiti recently, amid chaos and conflict, celebrated 200 years of freedom from colonial oppression. If Haiti is anything to go by

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Christmas 2004 in Haiti
Indymedia Argentina – Rosario,Santa Fe,Argentina
Port au Prince, Haiti (HIP) – The benevolence of Santa Claus and the love and wisdom of a prince of peace are not likely to be associated with the Gerard

www.sptimes.com/2004/12/27/Opinion/Crossroads_in_Haiti.shtml
Crossroads in Haiti
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
It speaks to the lawlessness overtaking its society that international troops are needed to fight street-level thugs in Haiti. This

27/12/04

www.palmbeachpost.com/opinion/content/opinion/
epaper/2004/12/27/a16a_haitiedit_1227.html

Haiti: Now or never?
Palm Beach Post – Palm Beach,FL,USA
By Palm Beach Post Editorial. Haiti can’t get any worse. … For years, they’ve been wrong. A year ago, it seemed that Haiti couldn’t get worse. …

26/12/04

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096603dec26,0,5717829.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

Enter a Category
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The United Nations peacekeepers were preoccupied with heavy gunfire that had erupted around the national palace here on Dec. …

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Protectorate Touted to Mend Haiti’s Crippled Society
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In a faded red dress and broken flip-flops, Sonya Noel watched with resignation as gangsters erected flaming barricades to block Cite

24/12/04

www.cbc.ca/cp/world/041223/w122376.html
Three allies of ousted Haitian president Aristide released from
CBC News – Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Three allies of ousted Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide were freed from jail Thursday evening, despite continuing

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Witnesses Say US Marines Fatally Shot Spanish Journalist in Haiti
Indymedia Argentina – Rosario,Santa Fe,Argentina
We speak with Spanish journalist Jesus Martin who traveled to Haiti earlier this year to pay tribute to his slain friend and colleague, Ricardo Ortega, who was

www.haitiaction.net/News/BQ/12_23_4.html
Death Watch for Human Rights in Haiti: The Massacre in the
Haiti Action Committee – Haiti
More evidence of the death of human rights in Haiti has been unfolding this month as additional information comes out about the December 1, 2004 massacre in

23/12/04

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As UN nears full troop strength in Haiti, lull in violence is
UN News Centre
23 December 2004 — Violence-wracked Haiti, which was plunged into political turmoil earlier this year and then further destabilized by natural disasters, has

www.haitiaction.net/News/BQ/12_23_4.html
Death Watch for Human Rights in Haiti: The Massacre in the
Haiti Action Committee – Haiti
More evidence of the death of human rights in Haiti has been unfolding this month as additional information comes out about the December 1, 2004 massacre in

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Statistics Spotlight
Latinamerica Press – Lima,Peru
31st in the index, followed by Mexico in 32rd place. Haiti, as always, came in last in the region and ranked 110th in the index.

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CRISIS PROFILE: Is Haiti on the brink of civil war
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
LONDON (AlertNet) – Fresh fears that Haiti could be headed for civil war have surfaced as political and criminal violence continues to escalate.

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Embassy Row
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Haiti’s cities were in flames with murderous mobs rampaging through the streets as three US Diplomatic Security agents rescued UN officials, saved a wounded

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Air Carriers To Haiti Warned Of Airport Threat
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
HBN, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thurs. Dec. 23: The US’ Transportation Security Administration is urging air carriers to Haiti’s

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041222-094721-3175r.htm
Immigrants fear deportation surge
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
“Everyone is afraid to go out right now,” said Tony Jean-Thenor, chairman of the Veye-Yo political watch group in Miami’s Little Haiti.

22/12/04

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Paul Martin’s stunted imagination
Rabble.ca – Montreal,QC,Canada
In Haiti, Martin shamed Canada by joining a US-led coup against the elected government of Jean Bertrand Aristide, a kind of Iraq-lite that he obviously hopes

21/12/04

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Aiding Oppression in Haiti
CounterPunch – Petrolia,CA,USA
… In a stunning reversal of the administration’s pre-coup Haiti policy, Secretary of State Colin Powell went from denouncing the opposition as a gang of “thugs …

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Millions put in bank accounts linked to Aristide, panel says
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (KRT) – Two Haitian panels probing allegations of corruption under former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide say they have found …

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page/0,5478,11759803%255E1702,00.html

Two killed in police shootout
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, has been wracked by unrest all year, starting with an uprising that drove out president Jean Bertrand Aristide on …

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Haiti Accompaniment Project Report Reveals Political Dententions …
Common Dreams – USA
WASHINGTON — December 21 — The Haiti Accompaniment Project’s second report on human rights in Haiti highlights a prison system where people are targeted …

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Haiti police hunt rebel leader
Independent Online – South Africa
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti – Haitian police launched a manhunt on Monday for a former soldier who has called for guerrilla war against the interim government that

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Brazil’s foreign minister calls for peaceful disarmament in Haiti
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Brazil’s foreign minister pleaded for peaceful disarmament of Haiti’s armed bands yesterday, and announced Brazil and the World

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-12/21/content_2361671.htm
Brazilian FM in Haiti for aid project, cooperation
Xinhua – Beijing,China
20 (Xinhuanet) — Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim arrived in Haiti on Monday for a school-meal financing project and bilateral cooperation.

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_CANADA_SEEKS__PARTNERSHIP__WITH_CARICOM_ON_HAITI_CRISIS.asp

Canada seeks ‘partnership’ with Caricom on Haiti crisis
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
Co-operation Aileen Carroll says her government is anxious to develop a “partnership” with Caricom to resolve the governance crisis in Haiti, which continues

20/12/04

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Europe ; Haiti Rebel Leader Vows to Launch Guerrilla Warfare
Keralanext – Kerala,India
The stand-off over Aristide’s home underlined the violence and tensions plaguing Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, despite the presence of some 6,000

www.sptimes.com/2004/12/20/Worldandnation/Next_Haiti_conflict__.shtml
Next Haiti conflict ‘only beginning’
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – His departure was supposed to bring peace. Neither can Haiti’s small civilian police force be counted on.

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Canada seeks ‘partnership’ with Caricom on Haiti crisis
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
Co-operation Aileen Carroll says her government is anxious to develop a “partnership” with Caricom to resolve the governance crisis in Haiti, which continues

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Haiti rebel leader vows to launch guerrilla warfare
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – A Haitian rebel leader has called on ex-soldiers, who helped oust former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, to launch a guerrilla war to

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Haiti ends standoff
SunHerald.com – Biloxi,MS,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – In a move applying both force and appeasement, officials of the beleaguered interim government said Saturday that they had ended an

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Canada in Haiti
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
by Yves Engler. “Haiti is not for sale,” “Liberate Haiti’s … The Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network labeled the gathering the “Chalabis of Haiti”.

19/12/04

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Haiti rebel leader vows to launch guerrilla warfare
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – A Haitian rebel leader has called on ex-soldiers, who helped oust former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, to launch a guerrilla war to

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Former soldiers, armed civilians attack UN peacekeepers in Haiti
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Rebel ex-soldiers and armed residents attacked UN peacekeepers and Haitian police in several provincial towns yesterday.

www.sabcnews.com/world/north_america/0,2172,94398,00.html
Haiti rebel leader vows to launch guerrilla warfare
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
The stand-off over Aristide’s home underlined the violence and tensions plaguing Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, despite the presence of some 6 000

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Revealed: Haiti bloodbath that left dozens dead in jail
Guardian – UK
The allegations are contested by officials but, if true, the killings at the penitentiary represent another black mark for Haiti’s interim government, which

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dec18,1,1436363.story?coll=la-headlines-world

UN Forces Evict Ex-Soldiers in Haiti
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — United Nations peacekeepers Friday stormed the former home of ousted Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide to evict former

www.haiti-info.com/article.php3?id_article=2787
Chaos in Haiti : Interim Government Presides Over Failed State
Haiti Info – Haiti
Nearly eight months after President Jean Bertrand Aristide was forced into exile by a handful of rebels, Haiti has deteriorated significantly.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-12/19/content_2352775.htm
China to send 2nd group of riot police to Haiti
Xinhua – Beijing,China
18 (Xinhuanet) — China will send its second groupof riot police to Haiti next April, according to the public security bureau of south China’s Guangdong

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More RP peacekeepers leave for Haiti
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
Send INQ7 BREAKING to 386. THE SECOND batch of the Philippines peacekeeping force to Haiti departed for the troubled Central American state on Friday.

www.haiti-info.com/article.php3?id_article=2276
Interim Haiti leader and Boca Raton resident takes on critics
Haiti Info – Haiti
Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Since becoming interim prime minister of Haiti five months ago, Gérard Latortue has attracted his share of detractors.

narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/12/18/131326/27
Haiti: Large Peaceful Demonstration for Aristide’s Return
The Narco News Bulletin
More than 10,000 people poured into the streets in Cap Haitian, Haiti’s second-largest city, to demand Aristide’s return and an end to repression reported the

18/12/04

www.haiti-info.com/article.php3?id_article=10
Searching for Haiti Policy : The Next Ninety Days
Haiti Info – Haiti
OVERVIEW A damaging game of attrition characterizes negotiations to resolve Haiti’s political stalemate. Aristide regime prefers

www.haiti-info.com/article.php3?id_article=54
Haiti’s tarnished election results
Haiti Info – Haiti
turnout of the dead. But there is always room for innovation — as Haiti’s controversial recent elections show. The senate races

www.haiti-info.com/article.php3?id_article=418
That Summer : Haiti, 1985
Haiti Info – Haiti
‘’Why Haiti, for God’s sake ? They’ll exotic. Nothing, though, could have prepared us for our first impression of Haiti. If

www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-haiti
18dec18,1,1436363.story?coll=la-headlines-world

UN Forces Evict Ex-Soldiers in Haiti
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — United Nations peacekeepers Friday stormed the former home of ousted Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide to evict former

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UN Troops Storm Rebel-Held Compound in Haiti
Reuters – NY,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – UN peacekeepers stormed the residence of former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide on Friday to evict rebel former

www.haiti-info.com/article.php3?id_article=61
An Election Crossroads For Haiti
Haiti Info – Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 20-Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, goes to the polls Sunday for what many people here and abroad regard as

17/12/04

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041217-110140-1788r.htm
Haiti: UN surrounds presidential home
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Dec. 17 (UPI) — UN troops have surrounded the home of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, which

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/haiti/10435875.htm
Suspect set for deportation to Haiti
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
A Haitian human-rights violator suspect faces deportation to Haiti, where he was convicted in the murder of a Jean Bertrand Aristide supporter.

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NO PROBLEMS WITH ROC-HAITI RELATIONS: ENVOY
Taiwan Headlines – Taipei,Taiwan
16 (CNA) The Republic of China’s top envoy in Haiti guaranteed Thursday that relations between the two countries remain stable despite the fact that Beijing

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Tensions rising in Haiti
Xinhua – Beijing,China
BEIJING, Dec. 17 — Tension is rising in Haiti, as local police and UN peacekeepers have surrounded the former house of ex-president Jean Bertrand Aristide.

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Aiding Oppression In Haiti
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
HBN, WASHINGTON, DC, Fri. Dec. 17: President Bush’s Haiti Policy undermines his proclaimed ideal of valuing democracy as well as stability.

16/12/04

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/NCG179791.htm
UN tries to evict Haiti rebels from Aristide home
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec 16 (Reuters) – UN troops surrounded the home of ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on Thursday and threatened to

www.cbn.com/CBNNews/News/041216a.asp
Haiti at the Cross
Christian Broadcasting Network – USA
By George Thomas. CBN.com — PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – From a distance, the tiny tropical island of Haiti looks like a great vacation destination.

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Danny Glover in Solidarity with Haiti
CMAQ – Québec,Canada
Belair. Not since the dark days of the Duvalier dictatorship has Haiti seen such repression. Every week brings new horrors. Police

www.hardbeatnews.com/details2786.htm
Haiti Gets US’ Noreiga’s Attention
Hardbeatnews.com – Jackson Heughts,NY,USA
HBN, WASHINGTON, DC, Thurs. Dec. 16: Aid and political support is essential to helping Haiti return to a path of stability and prosperity.

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Ex-soldiers take over Aristide’s abandoned home in Haiti
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A band of demobilised soldiers took over ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s former home yesterday while his supporters

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-12/16/content_2341291.htm
Brazil to finish troop replacement in Haiti
Xinhua – Beijing,China
Xinhuanet) — Brazil will wrap up its force replacement on Wednesday which is part of the United Nations Mission for the Stabilization of Haiti (MINUSTAH), and

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Brazil Changes the Guard in Haiti
Brazzil.com – Brazil
The new commander of the Brazilian troops in Haiti, General João Carlos Vilela, took charge December 15 in a ceremony that marked the general replacement of

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/politics/10425625.htm
US says Haiti’s government falling short on security, human rights
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
Roger Noriega, the assistant secretary of state for the Western Hemisphere, spoke about Haiti at the Organization of American States (OAS), where he also urged

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Martin’s government complicit in Haiti’s suffering
Rabble.ca – Montreal,QC,Canada
Haiti is not for sale,” “Liberate Haiti’s political prisoners The Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network labeled the gathering the “Chalabis of Haiti”.

www.nytimes.com/2004/12/15/international/americas/15haiti.html
UN Peacekeepers Storm Haiti Slum in an Effort to Halt Violence
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec. 14 – Hundreds of United Nations peacekeeping troops on Tuesday stormed a stronghold

15/12/04

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Martin’s government complicit in Haiti’s suffering
Rabble.ca – Montreal,QC,Canada
Haiti is not for sale,” “Liberate Haiti’s political prisoners The Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network labeled the gathering the “Chalabis of Haiti”.

www.allamericanpatriots.com/m-news+article+storyid-3954.html
More UN Troops Arrive in Haiti to Improve Security
All American Patriots (press release) – Taeby,NA,Sweden
Washington — The United Nations says its peacekeeping mission in Haiti will deploy more than 8,000 troops and police in the country by the beginning of 2005

www.nytimes.com/2004/12/15/international/americas/15haiti.html
UN Peacekeepers Storm Haiti Slum in an Effort to Halt Violence
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec. 14 – Hundreds of United Nations peacekeeping troops on Tuesday stormed a stronghold

www.turkishpress.com/world/news.asp?id=041215065417.w8ukizh7.xml
UN peacekeepers sweep violent Haiti slum
Turkish Press – Turkey
PORT-AU-PRINCE (AFP) – UN peacekeepers tried to restore order in one of Haiti’s most violent slums, but could not prevent the shooting death of a teenager in

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Aristide loyalists blamed for Haiti violence
Independent Online – South Africa
with police who arrived at the scene. Aristide left Haiti in February this year amid an armed uprising against his rule. – Sapa-AFP.

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UN peacekeepers storm Haiti slum (09:35 PST)
Hi Pakistan – Lahore,Pakistan
PORT-AU-PRINCE: United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti have launched an operation to take control of one of the most violent slums in the capital, Port-au-Prince

www.haitiaction.net/News/HIP/12_14_4.html
Deaths reported as UN enters Haiti slum
Haiti Action Committee – Haiti
Port au Prince, Haiti(HIP)- Sustained and heavy gunfire erupted in the pro-Aristide slum of Cite Soleil at about 3 am this morning and was followed by an

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4096841.stm
UN peacekeepers storm Haiti slum
BBC News – London,England,UK
United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti have launched an operation to take control of one of the most violent slums in the capital, Port-au-Prince.

www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0412140319
dec14,1,5661317.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

UN force unable to stem violence in chaotic Haiti
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti — Ten years ago, Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide disbanded the Haitian army, which was known for toppling governments and

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Dominican Republic to host summit on rebuilding Haiti, preparing
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
Republic (AP) – The Dominican Republic will host a summit, in January, on rebuilding and preparing for elections in neighbouring Haiti, officials said yesterday

www.haiti-info.com/article.php3?id_article=3173
Dominican Republic to host summit on rebuilding Haiti and
Haiti Info – Haiti
DOMINGO, Dominican Republic_The Dominican Republic will host a summit in January on rebuilding and preparing for elections in neighboring Haiti, officials said

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4096841.stm
UN peacekeepers storm Haiti slum
BBC News – London,England,UK
United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti have launched an operation to take control of one of the most violent slums in the capital, Port-au-Prince.

www.cbc.ca/story/world/national/2004/12/14/haiti041214.html
UN peacekeepers invade Haiti slum
CBC News – Canada
return from exile in South Africa. More than 100 people have been killed in political violence in Haiti since the end of September.

www.adn.com/24hour/world/story/1926408p-9884855c.html
Hundreds of UN troops storm Haiti slum
Anchorage Daily News (subscription) – Anchorage,AK,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (December 14, 1:36 pm AST) – Hundreds of UN peacekeeping troops stormed a stronghold of ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s

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UN mission carries out massive security deployment in Haitian
UN News Centre
14 December 2004 — The United Nations mission in Haiti, together with the Haitian National Police, carried out a massive pre-dawn deployment and took over

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