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18/04/04

CONGO mission puts UN force to tough test
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) - Minneapolis,MN,USA
... this UN mission, the most expensive in the world, carries implications
far beyond the borders of this Central African nation -- not least for
Haiti, where UN ...
http://www.startribune.com/stories/484/4727137.html

IN Haiti, the power is an absolute power
Trinidad & Tobago Express - Trinidad and Tobago
... currently a guest of the Government of Jamaica and Caricom is rightly
calling for an investigation into the circumstances of his enforced departure
from Haiti. ...
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_opinion?id=22956664

LOCAL Haitians gather to pray for war-torn homeland
Naples Daily News - Naples,FL,USA
... Their loved ones are in Collier and Lee counties, many working to send
money to Haiti, where people have been struggling to maintain peace for
as long as 200 ...
http://www.naplesnews.com/npdn/news/article/0,2071,NPDN_14940_2817317,00.html

A timely voice for the stories of Haiti
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
… Haiti is caught up again in violence, its experiment with democracy
aborted. "There … teacher. Her heart remained in Haiti, however.…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_
Type1&c=Article&cid=1082023450150&call_pageid=968867495754&col=969483191630

IMPROVE security, handling of aid in Haiti, official says
Kentucky.com – Lexington,KY,USA
PORT-AU—PRINCE — After two days of inspecting humanitarian aid programs,
South Florida Congressman Kendrick Meek urged Haiti's new government Thursday
to…
www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/news/world/8448565.htm

US Guild of Lawyers commends PM for stance on Haiti
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
… The National Lawyers Guild said its members were pleased with Caricom's
adherence to the relevant international law standards regarding Haiti's
rights and…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040416T200000-0500_58571_OBS_US_GUILD_OF_LAWYERS_COMMENDS_PM_FOR_STANCE_ON_HAITI_.asp

COURT denies asylum for Haitian immigrant
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
… During the decade of Elien's appeals, Haiti implemented a policy under
which it imprisoned all returning Haitians convicted of crimes while living
in the…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apus_story.asp?category=1110&slug=Asylum%20Denied

HAITI after Aristide: The danger of a revived army
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
NEW YORK A key justification for US intervention in Haiti has been to build
respect for the rule of law in a country destabilized by extreme partisanship
and…
www.iht.com/articles/515482.htm

16/04/04

CONGRESSMAN to Push for US Aid, Attention to Haiti
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
Apr. 16—PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – South Florida Congressman Kendrick Meek
promised to help push for political attention and aid to Haiti, while
at the same time…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/national/8449985.htm

FEDERAL appeals court rules in odd asylum case
Worcester Telegram (Subscription) – Worcester,MA,USA
… typical argument. If he returns to his native Haiti, he faces persecution
because of his membership in a particular social group. It…
www.telegram.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040416/APN/404160958&cachetime=5

FRANCE promise to help rebuild Haiti
Expatica – Netherlands
PORT-AU-PRINCE, April 15 (AFP) – Visiting French Defence Minister Michele
Alliot-Marie Thursday pledged to help Haiti regain its footing following
months of…
www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=58&story_id=6706

HOW Haiti's sacrifice is uniting the African Union, CARICOM – the…
Mathaba.Net – Africa
… arbitrary arrests. Despite it all, 2004 is already Haiti's miracle
year: she has united the African Union and CARICOM. Like founding…
mathaba.net/0_index.shtml?x=44610

IMPROVE security, handling of aid in Haiti, official says
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
PORT-AU—PRINCE — After two days of inspecting humanitarian aid programs,
South Florida Congressman Kendrick Meek urged Haiti's new government Thursday
to…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/8448565.htm

OUR CARIBBEAN : Haiti' s other face – after Aristide ‚ s…
Nation News – Barbados
IN DECLARING last weekend that "we need to know the truth of what's
going on today inside Haiti", Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent
and the…
www.nationnews.com/StoryView.cfm?Record=48992&Section=LO

FRENCH defense minister promises to help Haiti rebuild
SpaceDaily – USA
Visiting French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie Thursday pledged
to help Haiti regain its footing following months of crisis and violence.

www.spacewar.com/2004/040415231901.qpxnv2t5.html

THE AGRONOMIST
The Mirror – UK
… after taking control of the radio station which has come to symbolise
opposition to the cycle of oppression that continues to haunt the troubled
people of Haiti…
www.mirror.co.uk/atthemovies/atthemovies/tm_objectid=14149840&
method=full&siteid=50143&headline=the-agronomist-name_page.html

FLORIDA Congressman pushes for attention, aid to Haiti
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (KRT) – South Florida Congressman Kendrick Meek
promised to help push for political attention and aid to Haiti, while
at the same time…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8441488.htm

15/04/04

Haiti's Sacrifice is Uniting
the African Union, CARICOM – and the World
by Marguerite Laurent
www.blackcommentator.com/86/86_haiti_laurent.html

FRENCH defense minister arrives in Haiti
SpaceDaily – USA
French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie arrived here Thursday for
a one-day visit in which she will meet Haiti's president and prime minister
and visit…
www.spacewar.com/2004/040415134655.zpvub5wk.html

UF educator, wife to speak about Haiti
Toledo Blade – Toledo,OH,USA
… When you call Barry Mickey's office at the University of Findlay, his
voice message will let you know he's on sabbatical at the State University
of Haiti.…
www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040415/NEWS08/404150417/-1/NEWS

HAITI Update VIII : The Will and the Way
Africana.com – Africa
The US is unwilling to engage directly with the problems of Haiti and would
rather see the job managed by somebody, anybody else. By Avi Steinberg.

www.africana.com/articles/daily/bw20040414haiti.asp

WIDOW of Slain Haitian Hero Seeks Justice
Reuters – United States
… But she spends the rest of her waking hours defending the crusading
journalism she practiced in Haiti — and that her husband, Jean Dominique,
paid for with…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=ourWorldNews&storyID=4837861&section=news

FRENCH Defense Minister Arrives in Haiti
DefenseNews.com (subscription) – USA
French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie arrived here April 15 for
a one-day visit in which she will meet Haiti‚s president and prime minister
and visit…
www.defensenews.com/story.php?F=2825453&C=america

TOUGH time in Haiti
Haïti Impact – Haiti
Time is tough in Haiti, and it is getting tougher in cite Soleil. I used
to help 7 kids to go to school and find some thing to feed…
haitiimpact.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi?id=1082041150&display=1

US goals in Haiti: halting violence, graft
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
Improving security in Haiti and establishing an effective police force
are cited by a top diplomat as primary US goals. BY FRANK DAVIES.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8435258.htm

INTERNATIONAL Force in Haiti May Stay a Year
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
WASHINGTON ˜ The international peacekeeping force in Haiti could be there
a year or longer until a local police force can be trained to take over,
a top US…
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-haiti15apr15,1,4909788.story?coll=la-headlines-world

BUSH regime behind slaughter in Haiti, Haitians say
San Francisco Bay View – San Francisco,CA,USA
by Anthony Fenton. „Right now there is a political climate in Haiti where
anyone can get on … That‚s the political climate that you have in
Haiti today.‰.…
www.sfbayview.com/041404/slaughter041404.shtml

Œ Tell the TRUTH about Haiti !‚
San Francisco Bay View – San Francisco,CA,USA
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Haiti
Task Force, last month introduced the TRUTH (The Responsibility to Uncover
the…
www.sfbayview.com/041404/truthabouthaiti041404.shtml

HOW Haiti's sacrifice is uniting the African Union , CARICOM–…
San Francisco Bay View – San Francisco,CA,USA
… arbitrary arrests. Despite it all, 2004 is already Haiti's miracle
year: she has united the African Union and CARICOM. Like founding…
www.sfbayview.com/041404/haitissacrifice041404.shtml

RETURN to Haiti: The American Learning Zone
The Dominion – Canada
I returned this month from Haiti as part of the first independent US observer
delegation since the removal on February 29 of President Jean Bertrand
Aristide.…
dominionpaper.ca/weblog/2004/04/return_to_haiti_the_american_learning_zone.html

HAITI churches carry heavy load
Disaster News Network – USA
… safe havens and "the glue that holds everybody together," said Kristen
Sachen of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), who visited
Haiti last month…
www.disasternews.net/news/news.php?articleid=2208

MARINES raid apartments in Haiti
Pacific Stars and Stripes – Naha,Japan
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ˜ In the predawn hours Wednesday, Capt. Sean Connelly
ticked off a last-minute checklist with his Marines…
www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=21617

OFFICIALS unveil plan to help Haiti
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… The Bush administration also generally supports boosting humanitarian
aid to Haiti as well as efforts in Congress to provide trade preferences
for Haitian goods…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8431668.htm

ABCUSA: OGHS Funds Released for Emergency Needs in Haiti
Worldwide Faith News (press release) – USA
… USA World Relief Office has designated One Great Hour of Sharing emergency
funds to respond to needs caused by ongoing civil unrest and instability
in Haiti.…
www.wfn.org/2004/04/msg00093.html

GREENEVILLE Teacher Describes Life In Impoverished Haiti
Greeneville Sun – Greeneville,TN,USA
… teaches for a living, but she says some of the most important lessons
she has learned were taught to her by orphaned children in the Caribbean
nation of Haiti.…
www.greene.xtn.net/index.php?table=news&template=news.view.subscriber&newsid=110296

FRENCH Defense Minister To Visit Troops in Haiti
DefenseNews.com (subscription) – USA
French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie is to travel to Haiti on April
15 to see the 1,000 French soldiers there helping maintain order after
the…
www.defensenews.com/story.php?F=2822280&C=europe

TOP Official says US Committed to Helping Haiti Establish Stable…
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The top US official for Western Hemisphere Affairs said that Washington
is committed to helping Haiti as it strives to establish a stable democracy
and…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=A83CBFCC-EBD5-40A6-9DF0F8D13EEFEB75

PARTIAL justice in Haiti
CNN – USA
(FindLaw) — Haiti's new government has underscored its commitment to justice.
… Haiti's need for fair and impartial justice is clear.…
www.cnn.com/2004/LAW/04/14/mariner.haiti/

LETTER on Haiti Crisis to Colin Powell , from Rev . John L .…
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… the oldest and largest ecumenical relief and development agency in
the United States, has a long history of accompaniment of the people and
churches of Haiti.…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/108196754026.htm

HAITI divided by race, wealth
Haïti Impact – Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The orange peel was removed with the utmost care,
in one long, thin strip. … We invested everything here. None of our
money left Haiti.…
haitiimpact.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi?id=1081360968&display=1

US, French Officials to Survey Haiti's Progress After Uprising
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
A top French official and a US congressman are headed to Haiti on Thursday
to survey the country's progress since the end of February's rebel uprising.

www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=3C52F318-F183-4392-A9CDEB7D990F7D77

FINDING hope for children of Haiti
Woburn Advocate – Woburn,MA,USA
Due to turmoil in Haiti, the US State Department ordered aid workers and
volunteers to flee until peace is restored, leaving the third world country's
citizens…
www.townonline.com/woburn/news/local_regional/wob_newwohaiti04142004.htm

14/04/04

LOCAL Brace for Backlash of New Haiti Govt
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
PORT SALUT, Haiti – For years, residents of this remote fishing town enjoyed
luxuries uncommon to most parts of Haiti – paved roads, electricity, clean
sewers…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8425666.htm

LOCAL Brace for Backlash of New Haiti Govt
Guardian – UK
PORT SALUT, Haiti (AP) – For years, residents of this remote fishing town
enjoyed luxuries uncommon to most parts of Haiti – paved roads, electricity,
clean…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3975214,00.html

LOCAL Brace for Backlash of New Haiti Govt
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
PORT SALUT, Haiti — For years, residents of this remote fishing town enjoyed
luxuries uncommon to most parts of Haiti — paved roads, electricity,
clean…
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-haiti-
aristides-hometown,0,7297981.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

FROM Iraq to Haiti, Annan‚s UN has its hands full
Hi Pakistan – Lahore,Pakistan
UNITED NATIONS: From Iraq and East Timor to Cyprus, Haiti and more than
a half-dozen African countries, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has his
hands full…
www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en61150&F_catID=&f_type=source

MERCOSUR invited to command Haiti peace mission.
MercoPress – Uruguay
… have been invited to a „consultation round‰ with the purpose of
planning for a joint long term peace keeping mission in unstable Haiti,
revealed this…
www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=3524

FAST Marines in Haiti sharpen skills
Pacific Stars and Stripes – Naha,Japan
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ˜ A short, stocky man code-named „Indian‰ is
suspected of hoarding weapons and drugs at his home for his trafficking
business.…
www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=21592

REPORTER'S Notebook: Creative workouts and fraternal fame in…
Pacific Stars and Stripes – Naha,Japan
During his „down time‰ while deployed to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Pfc.
Mark Hamett, 18, occupies himself by lifting weights ˜ old school.…
www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=21582

13/04/04

SECURING a Fresh Start in Haiti
Heritage.org – Washington,DC,USA
… Nevertheless, Haiti's stability is critical to the economies of neighboring
Caribbean islands. … From 1915 to 1934, the US Marines ran Haiti.…
www.heritage.org/Research/LatinAmerica/EM-920.cfm

HAITI Still Suffering After Aristide
Howard University Hilltop (subscription) – Washington,DC,USA
… We believe elections should be held as soon as possible. We feel a
powerful country has come into Haiti and forced out a democratically elected
president.…
www.thehilltoponline.com/news/2004/04/13/Campus/Haiti.Still.Suffering.After.Aristide-658567.shtml

US troops not welcomed in Haiti
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
… Jean Bertrand Arisitide. Deploying US troops in the Caribbean island
of Haiti has been a long-standing tradition. Not to mention…
english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/12498_Haiti.html

UN avoids Aristide’s removal in meeting with CARICOM
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
UNITED NATIONS (PL)˜ Louise Frechette, the UN deputy secretary general,
avoided the embarrassing removal of Haiti’s constitutionally elected
president, Jean…
www.granma.cu/ingles/2004/abril/mar13/16aris.html

HAITI : Armed Groups Still Active – AI Delegation
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
At the end of a 15-day mission to Haiti, Amnesty International is deeply
concerned for the security of the civilian population.…
www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00113.htm

NATION Building in Haiti: Can We Do Better This Time?
Center For American Progress – Washington,D.C.,United States
… I wouldn't have sent troops to Haiti. … It cost us a couple billions
of dollars, and I'm not so sure democracy's any better off in Haiti than
it was before.".…
www.americanprogress.org/site/lookup.asp?c=biJRJ8OVF&b=45300

RED Cross Chief: Haiti Security Is Issue
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Large coils of new barbed-wire run along the fence
outside Canape Vert hospital, and an armed guard checks visitors for weapons.

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/8414843.htm

COMMUNICATIONS Operations unit fixes disconnect in Haiti
Pacific Stars and Stripes – Naha,Japan
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ˜ No one pays much attention to the „comm‰
guys ˜ until something goes wrong. And Friday, it did.…
www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=21562

12/04/04

INTERNATIONAL community must seek common approach in Haiti, ...
UN News Centre
12 April 2004 &Mac246; With the United Nations preparing for a peacekeeping
mission in Haiti, an integrated and common approach must be the hallmark
of the ...
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=10368&Cr=haiti&Cr1=

HUNDREDS of Corpses Fill Haiti Morgues
Democracy Now - USA
We speak with an attorney with the National Lawyers Guild which recently
sent a delegation to Haiti. He says he saw hundreds of ...
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/04/12/1424200

MARINES in Haiti reflect on Easter’s meaning
Pacific Stars and Stripes - Naha,Japan
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti &Mac246; On this Easter Sunday, CWO2 Steve Dancer told
his Marines to surrender. „Surrender yourself to Him,‰ he ...
http://www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=21551

CRUCIAL Caricom/UN/OAS talks on Haiti today
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Community's relations with a post-Aristide
Haiti will be the central issue at a meeting today in New York between
top…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20040412T010000-0500_58367_
OBS_CRUCIAL_CARICOM_UN_OAS_TALKS_ON_HAITI_TODAY.asp

FOCUS on Haiti's future
Baltimore Sun – Baltimore,MD,USA
… But Secretary of State Colin L. Powell's confirmation of the investigation
during his one-day visit to Haiti last week sounded suspiciously like
political…
www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bal-ed.haiti12apr12,0,6945732.story?coll=bal-opinion-headlines

VODOU IN HAITI
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
Vodou is one of Haiti's three constitutionally recognized religions,
along with Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. Two…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/living/religion/8410696.htm

PARTIAL Justice in Haiti
Findlaw.com – Mountain View,CA,USA
Haiti's new government has underscored its commitment to justice. "The
… Haiti's need for fair and impartial justice is clear. The…
writ.news.findlaw.com/mariner/20040412.html

ONCE a Poor Boy in Haiti, Now Invited by the Napoleon Hill…
Emediawire (press release) – USA
Unable to speak English, Rene arrived in America with five dollars, two
shirts and one pair of pants. Where many would see nothing…
www.emediawire.com/releases/2004/4/emw117927.htm

JAPANESE embassy in Haiti to reopen
Japan Today – Tokyo,Japan
TOKYO ˜ The Japanese Embassy in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince
will reopen Monday after being closed since February due to instability
in the country…
www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=9&id=294799

BRAZIL to command UN peace contingent in Haiti.
MercoPress – Uruguay
Brazil will be commanding a United Nations peace force to be deployed in
Haiti that will be made up of Peruvian, Chilean, Argentine as well as
Brazilian…
www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=3511

US soldiers in Haiti face anger and resentment
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
Six weeks into a mission to stabilize Haiti, American troops have confiscated
fewer than 150 weapons among the thousands held by rival factions.…
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/04/12/2003136379

GREAT interest in new Haiti book
Workers World – United States
… A co-editor of the book, "Haiti, a Slave Revolution: 200 Years After
1804," Chin brought the truth about the US coup in Haiti to four meetings
and book…
www.workers.org/ww/2004/lahaiti0415.php

BEHIND the coup d'etat in Haiti
Workers World – United States
Make no mistake, we are witnessing a coup taking place on the island nation
of Haiti. … Haïti-Progrès newspaper published this article in October
2002.…
www.workers.org/ww/2004/mumia0415.php

11/04/04

HAITIAN-AMERICANS; key asset to Combined Joint Task Force – Haiti
United States Marines (press release) – USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (April 10, 2004) — The clang, clang, clang of metal
against metal echoes up walls of the narrow one-lane dirt road as stern-faced
men…
www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/0/5418EEED0A476FCA85256E73006A3357?opendocument

AIDS Stalks Haiti's Children
Reuters – United States
PETIONVILLE, Haiti (Reuters) – As dusk falls over the hills around Haiti's
slum-ridden capital, former classmates Widney and Casandra head outside
to sit on a…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=ourWorldNews&storyID=4798087&section=news

SOLD-OUT Brooklyn College Rally Slams US Role in Aristide's…
Collective Bellaciao – Paris,France
The event, entitled "The Truth Behind the Haiti Coup," highlighted the
work done by the Haiti Commission of Inquiry, which presented the results
of its…
bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=684

AFTER cocaine, Haiti's most successful export product is knee-…
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
Knees that jerk also have the gift of speech; here's what they say about
Haiti: The George W. Bush administration set out to depose the democratic
president of…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/04/11/INGFF61GF21.DTL

HAITI needs help from neighbors
Charleston Post Courier (subscription) – Charleston,SC,USA
Secretary of State Colin Powell's one-day visit to Haiti last week was
too short to do much more than draw attention to the country's plight,
tersely described…
www.charleston.net/stories/041104/edi_11edit2.shtml

US troops in Haiti hampered by limited mandate and local…
NapaNet Daily News – Napa,CA,USA
By PAISLEY DODDS. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — They pick up trash, patrol streets
and search for weapons — all the time counting the days before their
tour ends.…
www.napanews.com/templates/index.cfm?template=story_full&id=4EDF1F33-AC89-4856-95F1-E8353C2202DA

IN Haiti, Food Serves as Instrument of Control
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
By Carol J. Williams, Times Staff Writer. PETIONVILLE, Haiti ˜ Homeless
boys who sleep in the trampled shrubbery surrounding St.…
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-hunger11apr11,1,1804243.story?coll=la-headlines-world

US troops in Haiti face limited mandate, hostility
Tallahassee Democrat – Tallahassee,FL,USA
By Paisley Dodds. PORT – AU-PRINCE, Haiti – They pick up trash, patrol
streets and search for weapons – all the time counting the days before
their tour ends.…
www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/news/nation/8404857.htm

RESTORING peace to Haiti
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
THE BUSH administration faces a June 1 deadline in Haiti that may be as
fraught with difficulty as the June 30 target for turning over power in
Iraq.…
www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2004/04/11/restoring_peace_to_haiti

90 days little time to accomplish much in Haiti, US soldiers say
Winston Salem Journal – Winston-Salem,NC,USA
Six weeks into a mission to stabilize Haiti for a second time in 10 years,
US troops are hampered by a 90-day mandate that leaves little time to
accomplish any…
www.journalnow.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=WSJ%2FMGArticle%2FWSJ_
BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031774806347&path=!nationworld&s=1037645509161

HAITI, main issue in NY meeting between UN and Caricom heads
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Trinidad and Tobago
BRIDGETOWN-The Caribbean Community's relations with a post-Aristide Haiti
will be the central issue at a meeting in New York tomorrow between top
officials of…
www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_politics?id=22955287

WARRING Militias in Congo Test UN Enforcement Role
New York Times – USA
… Nations mission, the most expensive in the world, carries implications
far beyond the borders of this Central African nation not least for Haiti,
where United…
www.nytimes.com/2004/04/11/international/africa/11CONG.html?ex=1082260800&en=d409fe471c4018ce&ei=5062

MAKING Sense of the Mission
New York Times – USA
After a decade in which the international community spent well over $2
billion to foster stable institutions in Haiti, cars and trucks crush
the uncollected…
www.nytimes.com/2004/04/11/magazine/11PEACE.html?ex=1082260800&en=0df2cbfbdd938dbe&ei=5062

10/04/04

CANADIAN troops may extend stay in Haiti
The Globe and Mail - Canada
Canadian troops in Haiti could see their 90-day stay extended while they
train the country's police force, Defence Minister David Pratt said yesterday.
...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040410/NATS10-1/TPNational/Canada

SOLDIER'S family hopes for Easter call from Haiti
The Globe and Mail - Canada
Ms. Tupper's husband, Master Warrant Officer Don Tupper, is one of 450
Canadian military personnel deployed to Haiti on a 90-day mission to help
stabilize the ...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040410/SOLDIERS10/TPNational/Canada

REBEL leaders arrested in Haiti
Calgary Sun - Calgary,Alberta,Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE -- A US-led multinational force trying to bring stability
to Haiti stepped up its efforts by helping to arrest two top rebel figures
in separate ...
http://www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/CalgarySun/News/2004/04/10/415678.html

HARTFORD City priest has firsthand knowledge of Haiti
Muncie Star Press - Muncie,IN,USA
HARTFORD CITY - The United States is backing the wrong side in Haiti, according
to a local Catholic priest who for years has known the Caribbean country's
...
http://www.thestarpress.com/articles/8/017610-6858-004.html

INSURGENTS kill Halliburton driver, soldier
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
By DAVID IVANOVICH. WASHINGTON — A least one Halliburton Co. … The spokesman
could not say, however, whether any other Halliburton employees were missing.

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/2496922

REBUILDING efforts threatened as security firms urge caution
Myrtle Beach Sun News – Myrtle Beach,SC,USA
… Wendy Hall, spokeswoman for Houston-based Halliburton Inc., KBR's parent
company, denied the official's report. "Halliburton is…
www.myrtlebeachonline.com/mld/myrtlebeachonline/news/politics/8397796.htm

09/04/04

HAITI Does Not Need an Army, Powell Says
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
US Secretary of State Colin Powell says Haiti does not need an army and
should focus on rebuilding its police force. Secretary Powell…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=82A64DD9-8450-4CBD-A783BE6DB55A1580

BRAZIL to take over Haiti mission
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
BRASILIA, Brazil, April 9 (UPI) — Brazilian troops will take the lead
in Haiti's UN-led peacekeeping mission beginning in July, local news sources
reported…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040409-022110-9947r.htm

DEFENCE minister visits Canadian troops in Haiti
CBC News – Canada
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – Defence Minister David Pratt and Chief of Defence
Staff General Ray Henault met with Canadian troops in Port-au-Prince Thursday.

www.cbc.ca/stories/2004/04/09/canada/haiti_20040409

BRAZIL ready to take over Haiti mission in July
CNN – USA
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil is prepared to take command of the United
Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti for six months starting in July,
the country's…
www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/04/09/brazil.haiti.ap/

RED Cross seeks more aid for Haiti
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
GENEVA – (AFP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross plans to
launch a second appeal for relief funds in Haiti, where it will remain
until the…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/haiti/8390716.htm

LAWLESSNESS Underscores Haiti Challenge
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
LES CAYES, Haiti – More than a month after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide
was ousted and a new government installed, Haitians in this dusty port
town of…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/8392553.htm

LAWLESSNESS Underscores Haiti Challenge
Guardian – UK
LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) – More than a month after President Jean-Bertrand
Aristide was ousted and a new government installed, Haitians in this dusty
port town of…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3957843,00.html

LAWLESSNESS Underscores Haiti Challenge
Tuscaloosa News (subscription) – Tuscaloosa,AL,USA
… The turmoil underscores the Herculean task ahead of Haiti's US-backed
– and broke – interim government as it tries to restore order following
an anti-Aristide…
www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040409/API/404090610

JAILED Aristide Aide Denies Haiti Massacre
Reuters - United States
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - Haiti's jailed former Interior Minister
on Thursday denied he coordinated a massacre during a bloody revolt that
toppled ex ...
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4790830

RED Cross warns Haiti needs help
BBC News - London,England,UK
By Imogen Foulkes. The International Committee of the Red Cross says the
situation in Haiti has returned to one of "bad normality". ...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3612969.stm

INTERNATIONAL force in Haiti still has work: Canadian Defense ...
SpaceDaily - USA
International troops still have a long way to go to secure strife-torn
Haiti and face a serious challenge from criminals, Canadian Defense Minister
David Pratt ...
http://www.spacewar.com/2004/040408211502.sgl6lcss.html

08/04/04

FAIRFIELD alum weathers storm of violence in Haiti
Fairfield Minuteman – Fairfield,CT,USA
… And so, in the end, the Fairfield University graduate did what few
of Haiti's supposed friends, allies, or leaders have done in the poverty-stricken
nation's…
www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=11268325&BRD=1653&PAG=461&dept_id=12717&rfi=6

'Haiti Coup : International Implications in the US and Haiti…
San Francisco Bay View – San Francisco,CA,USA
The Haiti saga is such a volatile issue that if you are not plugged into
a reliable news source, you can quickly lose track of what‚s going on.

www.sfbayview.com/040704/haiticoup040704.shtml

MARINES provide relief from heat in Haiti district
Pacific Stars and Stripes – Naha,Japan
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ˜ Staff Sgt. Robert Brumley shook his head in disbelief
as he tried to establish some sense of order as…
<www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=21491

GROUP urges end to Haiti human rights abuses
CNN International – World
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Amnesty International urged Haiti's interim
government Wednesday to crack down on human rights violators and stop
reprisals…
edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/04/08/haiti.human.rights.ap/

AIDS stalks Haiti's children
CNN International – World
PETIONVILLE, Haiti (Reuters) — As dusk falls over the hills around Haiti's
slum-ridden capital, former classmates Widney and Casandra head outside
to sit on a…
edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/04/08/haiti.aids.reut/

REPORT from Haiti—"This Is a Terrible Situation We Have Been…
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
Following a March 15-22 assignment in which he assisted partners along
the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, CWS International Disaster
Liaison Don…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/108143298324.htm

GROUP Calls for Investigation of Congressional Black Caucus
Men's News Daily – Guerneville,CA,USA
… BOND's request is in response to actions and comments by members of
the CBC regarding American policy toward Haiti, particularly accusations
that White House…
mensnewsdaily.com/archive/newswire/news2004/0401/040804-black.htm

SECRETARY of State meets with CJTF-Haiti commander during visit ...
United States Marines (press release) - USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (April 7, 2004) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell
met with the Combined Joint Task Force-Haiti commander and received a
briefing on ...
http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/0/480B5218BA7FB78A85256E70003AF8B5?opendocument

HAITI, US Cooperate In Major Drug Bust
Click10.com – Miami,FL,USA
The cutter Thetis was reportedly patrolling off the south coast of Haiti
when the crew reportedly spotted a suspect go-fast boat.…
www.local10.com/news/2983521/detail.html

AMNESTY International Warns of Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
A leading human rights group says it is concerned about ongoing human rights
abuses in Haiti, and warned that revenge killings, looting and other attacks
are…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=53CF15F5-A2CB-4B22-AB1890630FED5861

CHILE to send more troops to Haiti
Xinhua – China
SANTIAGO, April 7 (Xinhuanet) — Chilean Ambassador to Haiti Marcel Young
said Wednesday his government had decided to send a second contingent
of troops to…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-04/07/content_1406884.htm

HAITI urged to stop rights abuses
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Amnesty International urged Haiti's interim government
Wednesday to crack down on human rights violators and stop reprisals against

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Haiti%20Human%20Rights

FORMER senior Aristide minister arrested in Haiti
eTaiwan News – Taipei,Taiwan
… Aristide's departure on February 29, and his detention Tuesday comes
amid complaints from supporters of the ousted administration that Haiti's
interim leaders…
www.etaiwannews.com/World/2004/04/08/1081390352.htm

HAITI doesn't need an army: Powell
Channel News Asia – Singapore
PORT-AU-PRINCE : Haiti does not need an army and should focus on building
a police force that can ensure internal security, US Secretary of State
Colin Powell…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/79229/1/.html

MARINES, soldiers deliver school supplies in Haiti
Pacific Stars and Stripes – Naha,Japan
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti ˜ US Marines and soldiers paid a quick visit Tuesday
to a high school in the poverty-stricken area of Cite Soleil, armed with
bags of…
www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=21485

THE Fictional Reality of Edwidge Danticat's Haiti
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
By Linton Weeks. The first thing you should know about "The Dew Breaker"
by Edwidge Danticat is that it's not exactly a novel about Haiti.…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A59803-2004Apr7.html

REKINDLED hope for a new beginning for Haiti
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
With resigned President Jean-Bertrand Aristide comfortably out of the way,
the United States has renewed its commitment to help rebuild Haiti.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/8380886.htm

07/04/04

Witnesses: U.S. Special Forces Trained and Armed Haitian Anti-Aristide Paramilitaries in D.R.

As Colin Powell returns from his one-day visit to Haiti, we speak with criminal justice professor Dr. Luis Barrios about his trip to the Dominican Republic where he says lawyers, journalists, and Dominican soldiers all claim 200 U.S. Special Forces were in the country to train the so-called Haitian rebel forces before going into Haiti to depose Aristide.

Listen/Watch/Read
www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/04/07/1527256

MARINES in Haiti secure Powell's brief visit
Pacific Stars and Stripes – Naha,Japan
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti ˜ For a few minutes Monday, some US Marines deployed
to Haiti were all smiles. About 25 of them flanked…
www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=21464

CALIFORNIA Democrat Blasts Powell's Visit to Haiti
Cybercast News Service – USA
… Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) condemned Secretary of State Colin Powell's
recent visit to Haiti, calling it a "contemptible example of this administration's

www.cnsnews.com/ViewPolitics.asp?Page=%5CPolitics%5Carchive%5C200404%5CPOL20040407a.html

HAITI – DECEIT IN FREE TRADE ZONES
No Sweat – UK
The bicentenary of Haiti's independence was marked by extreme tension culminating
in President Aristide's departure. Today the situation is far from stable.

www.nosweat.org.uk/article.php?sid=874&mode=thread&order=0

GREED led US into Haiti
Salem Statesman Journal – Salem,OR,USA
Should we care about what happened in Haiti? Yes. … Watch more US jobs
get exported to Haiti and Haitians flee from the terrorists.…
news.statesmanjournal.com/article.cfm?i=78222

`HAITI remains unpredictable'
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
… to the violent streets of Port-au-Prince, but the risk of attack from
hundreds of well-armed thugs remains high, says the commander of Canada's
forces in Haiti…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_
Type1&c=Article&cid=1081289421068&call_pageid=968332188774&col=968350116467

AREA holds out hand to Haiti
Atlanta Journal Constitution – Atlanta,GA,USA
… beyond national borders. The people in the troubled Caribbean island
of Haiti can testify to that generosity of spirit. Students in…
www.ajc.com/news/content/news/atlanta_world/0404/07haiti.html

EX-INTERIOR minister arrested in Haiti
IAfrica South African News – Cape Town,South Africa
… Amid lingering fears of violence, an international stabilisation force
of 3600 troops is in Haiti and a UN peacekeeping force could follow.…
iafrica.com/news/worldnews/314693.htm

WITCH Hunt in Haiti
The Dominion – Canada
„Right now there is a political climate in Haiti where anyone can get
on the radio stations … That‚s the political climate that you have
in Haiti today.‰.…
dominionpaper.ca/weblog/2004/04/witch_hunt_in_haiti.html

NZAID contributes to Haiti appeal
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
New Zealand will contribute $100,000 to the United Nations, to help fund
a project to reduce violence and protect citizens in the Caribbean nation
of Haiti.…
www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00146.htm

ARISTIDE interior minister arrested in Haiti (08:45 PST)
Hi Pakistan – Lahore,Pakistan
PORT-AU-PRINCE: Haitian police detained the former interior minister in
the government of president Jean Bertrand Aristide on suspicion of involvement
in the…
www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en60330&F_catID=&f_type=source

HAITI to hold elections next year: Powell
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
Haiti vowed on Monday to hold presidential elections next year, and visiting
Secretary of State Colin Powell pledged US support to help the poorest
country in…
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2004/04/07/2003124554

POWELL to Haiti, Where Instability Rules
Common Dreams – USA
… The latter purpose may be a bit difficult to achieve, according to
long-time Haiti observers here who note that, while superficially quiet,
the country has…
www.commondreams.org/headlines04/0405-07.htm

MILITARY translators valued for Creole, French skills in Haiti
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (KRT) – As a car slowly approaches a roadblock
manned by US Marines, one Marine shouts "That way!" in English and gestures
to the side.…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8369863.htm

HAITI: Powell Should Back Rebel Prosecutions
Human Rights Watch – USA
Secretary Powell's one-day mission to Haiti today is the first such visit
by a US secretary of state since Madeleine Albright went to Haiti in 1998.

hrw.org/english/docs/2004/04/06/haiti8397_txt.htm

IMPRESSIONS from Haiti
The Dominion – Canada
… Later on at the same demonstration, several attendees were shot. photo:
Haiti Information Project. PORT-AU-PRINCE˜It has only been…
dominionpaper.ca/accounts/2004/04/06/impression.html

HAITI'S shoeshine brigade has dirty job in dirty time
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BY MICHAEL AW OTTEY. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (KRT) – They walk the streets
of Haiti's capital city or sit on street corners waiting for dusty or
muddy shoes.…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8369602.htm

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