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20/02/04

Haiti rebels declare new state:

An armed gang and former soldiers who seized control of a Haitian city declared themselves an independent country yesterday, then named a government and president.
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AMERICANS Flee Haiti As Rebellion Spreads
San Jose Mercury News - San Jose,CA,USA
... Aristide's term ends February 2006, and he has said he will not leave... Minister Denis Coderre, who will join an international delegation arriving in Haiti on ...
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8003554.htm

AS Police Flee, Rebels Tighten Grip in Haiti's Heartland
New York Times - USA
... Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, has been in political crisis ... Mr. Aristide, however, insists he will complete his term, ending in February ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/21/international/americas/21HAIT.html?ex
=1077944400&en=02b41eaa7bb1eb65&ei=5062


CANADA'S support to the people of Haiti
CNW Telbec (Communiqués de presse) - Canada
... and Common Market (CARICOM) initiative and the OAS Resolution 861 Support for Public Order and Strengthening Democracy in Haiti, adopted on February 19, 2004. ...
http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2004/20/c2556.htm

CANADA NewsWire summary of releases for Afternoon, Friday ...
CNW Telbec (Communiqués de presse) - Canada
... Canadian Red Cross Nurse Heading to Haiti (Nurse-in- Haiti ... Debentures (Rogers-Wireless-notes) C2265 - TORONTO : Morguard REIT declares February 2004 ...
http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2004/20/c2411.html

ARISTIDE Loyalists Fire on Protesters
Scotland on Sunday - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... In Haiti today, life appears more dangerous in places like the western port of St ... By comparison, rebels who began their uprising on February 5 in Gonaives, a ...
http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2557552

ARMED revolt by imperialist-backed forces
The Militant – New York,NY,USA
… So has the government of France, the former colonial power in Haiti. According to a February 17 report by BBC News, French foreign minister Dominique de…
www.themilitant.com/2004/6808/680802.html

AS Haiti ‚ s Contras Launch Major Offensive : Washington
Axis of Logic – United States
February 20, 2004 – Haiti’s “armed opposition” launched its most lethal offensive yet last week, creating the civil strife that many suspect Washington…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_5236.shtml

ANNAN will name Special Adviser on Haiti, UN official says
UN News Centre
20 February 2004 – Secretary-General Kofi Annan intends to name a Special Adviser for Haiti to establish high-level contacts with the mediating regional…
www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=9838&Cr=Haiti&Cr1=

REBELLION forces foreigners to flee Haiti
Tacoma News Tribune – Tacoma,WA,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (February 20, 2:44 pm PST) – Scores of Americans, including missionaries and aid workers, streamed out of Haiti on Friday to escape a two…
www.tribnet.com/24hour/front/story/1153651p-8038278c.html

US ‘Playing Games’ With Haiti, Say Policy Critics
BET – Washington,DC,USA
Posted February 20, 2004 — As Americans are urged to leave a Haiti bordering on civil war, a cadre of diplomats from the United States and other countries

www.bet.com/articles/0,,c1gb8839-9697,00.html

CARE Haiti launches largest urban food distribution in 50 years
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
17, 2004) — CARE is launching the largest urban food distribution in its 50 years of work in Haiti, the international humanitarian organization said Tuesday.…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/107731029515.htm

HAITI bulletin ˆ 20 February 2004
International Committee of the Red Cross News
www.icrc.org/Web/Eng/siteeng0.nsf/html/5WCMDU!OpenDocument

HEADLINES for February 19, 2004
Democracy Now – USA
The Pentagon announced Thursday it is sending a military team from Southern Command of up to four people to go to Haiti within the next two days…
www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/02/20/1532244

AMERICANS begin fleeing Haiti; Aristide remains defiant
Anchorage Daily News – Anchorage,AK,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (February 20, 7:19 am AST) – Americans began fleeing Haiti on Friday after insurgents torched police outposts and threatened new attacks…
www.adn.com/24hour/front/story/1153415p-8036363c.html

US team to visit Haiti
Orlando Sentinel (subscription) – Orlando,FL,USA
… more than a dozen towns and cities in an insurrection … to keep election promises to the millions of Haiti’s … leave before his five-year term expires in February…
www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orl-asechaiti20022004feb20,0,1800512.story?coll=orl-home-headlines

ROADMAP for Haiti
Center For American Progress – Washington,D.C.,United States
… Further complicating matters is the mid-February arrival in Gonaives of former … of murderous attacks on government officials and state property in central Haiti…
www.americanprogress.org/site/pp.asp?c=biJRJ8OVF&b=34045

US Double Game in Haiti
Axis of Logic – United States
February 16, 2004-Not quite a year ago, after returning from Haiti, I wrote for Z-net, “the United States government is playing the same game as in Iraq…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_5230.shtml

POWERS pressure Aristide to reform
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria, Australia
... police station in the border town of Ouanaminthe yesterday, sending
police fleeing in the latest chapter of the insurrection that has claimed
55 lives in Haiti ...
http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/02/20/1077072837434.html

NO French Flag Over Haiti
Africana.com - Africa
... clambering for a shot at it are should focus on the 2006 elections
instead of the 2004 insurrection. There's no two ways about it: what's
happening in Haiti ...
http://www.africana.com/articles/daily/bw20040219haiti.asp

FRONTPAGE magazine.com
Frontpagemag.com - USA
... No wonder that on February 5 groups of Haitians have risen in revolt to remove Aristide, again ... Christians in Haiti held their breath on New Year’s Day 2004 ...
http://frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=12277

US Goal: Declare Haiti a “Failed State”
Rep. Maxine Waters on “Opposition Thugs” Stan Goff: “Time for conciliation is past”
http://www.blackcommentator.com/78/78_haiti.html

CANADA NewsWire summary of releases for Afternoon, Thursday
CNW Telbec (Communiqués de presse) – Canada
… $20,000 to support relief efforts in Haiti (Scotiabank-aids-Haiti Webcast of Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders, February
19, 2004, 4…
www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2004/19/c2048.html

FRENCH surprise in Haiti
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
… The State Department says it is “deeply engaged” in Haiti to effect a … to the United Nations for yet another Security Council resolution in January and February…
washingtontimes.com/commentary/20040219-090339-9885r.htm

AROUND América on February 19, 2004
The Narco News Bulletin
I’ll be publishing some questions about Haiti and the coup attempt (see my notebook entry of yesterday) on Narco News later today.…
narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/2/19/54545/8193

FIVE Questions About Haiti and the Coup Attempt
The Narco News Bulletin
by Al Giordano on Thu Feb 19th, 2004 at 11:19:51 PM EST. Okay, Copublishers, answer one or more of these five questions about the Haiti coup attempt…

narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/2/19/22126/0185

US sends security team to Haiti
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… of American States was set on Thursday to discuss security assistance for Haiti’s … Some 60 people have been killed since the rebellion began
on February 5. The…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1075982677225

HOW Washington Set the Stage for Haiti’s Uprising
Dissident Voice – Santa Rosa,CA,United States
… of an opposition protest in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince February 15. While Aristide no longer commands the following he once did, much
of Haiti’s…
www.dissidentvoice.org/Feb04/Sustar0219.htm

HAITI: Fears of exodus as known abuser leads rebel group
Amnesty International UK – UK
… After the 5 February attack in the Artibonite town of Gonaïves, unrest spread to nearly a dozen towns in the centre and north of Haiti.…
www.amnesty.org.uk/deliver/document/15195

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