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26/02/04

CARICOM, Haiti appeal to Security Council for help as Haitian…
UN News Centre
26 February 2004 – Given its long record of deploying peacekeeping missions,
the United Nations has a special responsibility to help Haiti during a rapidly…
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=9906&Cr=haiti&Cr1=

HAITI and Aristide: A Ticking Crisis for the US
ChronWatch.com – USA
…Things blew up this February, 2004…100,000) in Haiti, and the Aristide presidency really went…resign from office swept the island as armed insurrection ...
http://www.chronwatch.com/site.asp?id=6140

Bush, Call Off Your Dogs! US can end the killing it started in Haiti
http://www.blackcommentator.com/79/79_haiti_dogs.html

US House Members to Bush, Powell: Don’t Usurp Aristide’s Powers
http://www.blackcommentator.com/79/79_haiti_house.html

Washington's Hand Against Democracy and for Extra-Constitutional Regime Change in Haiti
by Marguerite Laurent, Esq., Guest Commentator
http://www.blackcommentator.com/79/79_haiti_laurent.html

HAITI leader refuses to stand down
The Australian - Australia
HAITI's President Jean Bertrand Aristide has rejected mounting ... he would complete his term which ends in February ... the country in a over three week insurrection ...
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,8805467%255E1702,00.html

BUSH Fiddles As Haiti Struggles To Keep Democracy
BET - Washington,DC,USA
Posted February 26, 2004 – Restoring law and order in Haiti to prevent a blood bath of Rwanda proportions should be America’s first priority...
http://www.bet.com/articles/0,,c1gb8915-9774,00.html

Congressional Black Caucus: Bush Must Stop Haiti Coup
After President Bush rejected Haitian President Aristide's appeal for immediate security assistance from the international community, members of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed their concern at what they say is Bush's refusal to preserve the democratically elected government in Haiti. We speak with Black Caucus member Rep. Maxine Waters.
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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/02/26/1612207

Haiti: Different Coup, Same Paramilitary Leaders
For a closer look at what is happening right now on the ground in Haiti, we look back at the involvement of the U.S. in the 1991-1994 coup period with veteran investigative journalist Allan Nairn who broke a number of stories that proved the direct links between US intelligence agencies and Haitian paramilitary death squads in the early 1990s.
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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/02/26/1612211

FEB 26th 2004 | CAP-HAÏTIEN AND PORT-AU-PRINCE
Economist (subscription) - London, England, UK
“... but this is the weirdest one,” said Walter Bussenius, a retired hotelier in Cap-Haïtien, as he watched rebel soldiers storm Haiti's second city on February ...
http://www.economist.com/world/la/displayStory.cfm?story_id=2463235

FIVE Beaufort missionaries evacuated from Haiti
WIS - Columbia, SC, USA
26, 2004 - Five Beaufort missionaries are among those evacuated from ... Day and had planned to stay until February 28th as part of the Northwest Haiti ...
http://www.wistv.com/Global/story.asp?S=1671553&nav=0RaPL7Id

HAITI bulletin – 26 February 2004
International Committee of the Red Cross News
http://www.icrc.org/Web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/html/5WJLKB!OpenDocument

UNI NetNews 2004 - 2
Union Network International - World
... Haiti has an unemployment rate of over 60% and the vast majority of the population lives on a dollar a day. ... February 2004 will be historic for ...
http://www.union-network.org/uninetnews.nsf/1/2384D794E3233441C1256E460055DC74?OpenDocument

[PCUSANEWS] Missionaries pulled out of Haiti
Worldwide Faith News (press release) - USA
Note #8145 from PCUSA NEWS to PRESBYNEWS: 04109 February 26, 2004 Missionaries pulled out of Haiti PC(USA) officials advise mission groups to postpone visits ...
http://www.wfn.org/2004/02/msg00212.html

PRESSURE mounts for Haitian leader to resign
Tacoma News Tribune - Tacoma, WA, USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (February 26, 6:26 am PST) - Pressure mounted for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to step down as his supporters built barricades in the ...
http://www.tribnet.com/24hour/front/story/1158787p-8073281c.html

ARISTIDE Loses Support of French
NewsMax.com - USA
... In short, the forces Paris is moving to send to Haiti would be closer to US "SWAT ... In 2004, the Bush White House seems determined to prevent a re-run of 1994 ...
http://newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/2/26/91902.shtml

PRESSURE Mounts for Haiti's Aristide to Resign
NewsMax.com - USA
Feb 26, 2004 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti
Pressure mounted for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to step down as his supporters built barricades in the streets of Port-Au-Prince…
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/2/26/94508.shtml

HAITI on the brink
The Dominion - Canada
John Kerry, frontrunner of the “anyone but Bush in 2004 ... ambivalence toward the violent insurgency that has had Haiti in its throes since February 5th. ...”
http://dominionpaper.ca/weblog/2004/02/haiti_on_the_brink.html

FEARING for homeland and kin
Boston Globe - Boston, MA, USA
By C. Kalimah Redd, Globe Staff, 2/26/2004. ... the past several weeks, Haitian-Americans in the area have traded the latest news on the events and violence in Haiti ...
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2004/02/26/fearing_for_homeland_and_kin

Media Coverage of Haiti Flawed: Analysts:
Almost universally missing from media coverage of Haiti, some critics say, is information about US Government support for the "opposition", a collection of political parties extremely hostile to the government of Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide.
dominionpaper.ca/international_news/2004/02/25/media_cove.html

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