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28/02/04

EVACUATION in Haiti
580 CFRA Radio – Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
Prime Minister Paul Martin ordered the 3 aircraft to Haiti early on Saturday … The rebellion to oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide began on February 5th, and…
www.cfra.com/headlines/index.asp?cat=2&nid=11271

ARISTIDE Says He Will Stay Put as Capital Descends Into
Voice of America – USA
… said in an interview with CNN Friday that as the elected president of Haiti … president also made a new appeal for international help to counter the insurrection…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=5FF68014-ECF2-43F6-88F546EBFAD40E1E

HAITI 2004: The Great Irony
The Narco News Bulletin … In a letter written to Secretary of State Colin Powell, dated February 11, 2004 … at Oswego with a degree in International Studies, is host the Haiti of…
www.narconews.com/Issue32/article907.html

BUSH'S UN Security Council to Haiti: Sorry, Won't help you
The Dominion – Canada
… decide. Either way, Haiti remains at our mercy. … org/. For mainstream coverage of UNSC/8011 see AP and Reuters, February 26, 2004. [2…
dominionpaper.ca/weblog/2004/02/bushs_un_security_council_to_haiti_sorry_wont_help_you.html

REBEL leader agrees to delay attack on Haitian capital
Anchorage Daily News – Anchorage,AK,USA
CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (February 28, 9:30 am AST) – Rebel leader Guy Philippe said Saturday he would hold off attacking Haiti's capital for a day or two in…
www.adn.com/24hour/front/story/1160393p-8087354c.html

TOP Rebel Delays Attack on Haiti's Capital
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
… Aristide, Haiti's first democratically elected president, held fast in his refusal to leave office until his term expires in February 2006 — defying calls…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ats-ap_top11feb28,1,2920626.story?coll=chi-news-hed

HAITI'S capital in chaos as rebels close in; marines may be
940 News – Montreal,Quebec,Canada
… president in Haiti's 200-year history of military and civilian dictatorships said his departure would irreparably hurt democracy. His term ends in February 2006…
www.940news.com/news/news.cfm?dir=world&file=w022855A&n=1

Haitian Capital Descends Into Anarchy:
Chaos increasingly engulfed the capital city. Armed thugs hijacked cars at will. Looters hit the capital's seaport, stealing almost everything thing in sight and setting ablaze a freight terminal. Crowds jammed into the airport, only to find most flights canceled.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3798346,00.html

Bush Believes Aristide Should Resign:
The Bush administration believes the best way to avoid an armed rebel takeover in Haiti is for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to resign and transfer power to his constitutional successor, a senior U.S. official said Friday.
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20040227/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_haiti_040227015360

What a difference 14 days make: U.S. Warns Haiti Opposition Against Aristide Ouster:
Secretary of State Colin Powell warned Haiti's opposition on Friday against ousting President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was restored to power a decade ago by a U.S. invasion and now faces an armed revolt. "We will accept no outcome that is not consistent with the constitution. We will accept no outcome that in any way illegally attempts to remove the elected president of Haiti,"
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4358232

Bush accused of supporting Haitian rebels:
"The Bush administration is again engaged in regime change by armed aggression," former U.S. attorney general Ramsey Clark said. "This time, the armed aggression is against the administration of the democratically elected president of Haiti."
http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040227-055619-8595r

Haiti: Rebel Leaders&Mac226; History of Abuses Raises Fears:
Among the leaders of the insurgency are such notorious figures as Louis Jodel Chamblain, a former paramilitary responsible for countless atrocities under the military government that ruled Haiti from 1991 to 1994. The reemergence of such violent and lawless men is a worrying portent for Haiti&Mac226;s future.
http://hrw.org/english/docs/2004/02/27/haiti7677.htm

Chaos rocks Haiti: Crazed gunmen swarm Gazette reporter's convoy:
Attack on capital feared within hours. As rebels loot stores and burn buildings, chimères block roads, terrorize journalists
http://www.canada.com/montreal/montrealgazette/story.asp?id=B498C594-DA13-4CF2-80CB-BD28A52CEA7A

USAID, the CIA, and the Coup in Haiti
The World Crisis Web - Ireland
... The headline that graced the Star Tribune’s front page on February 18th – “USA, France reluctant to intervene in Haiti” – would be laughably absurd ...
http://www.world-crisis.com/more/442_0_1_0_M/

THE Haiti Boomerang
CounterPunch - Petrolia, CA, USA
... in coordination with the Haitian elite, yearn to paint the political unrest in Haiti ... shape is an infinitely easier task than the complex actions of 1991 & 2004 ...
http://www.counterpunch.org/jg02282004.html

'I'LL Hold off Attacking Capital' - Haiti Rebel Leader
The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
... The rebellion erupted February 5 in Gonaives, Haiti’s fourth-largest city, and has spread over half the country...
http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2588761

2200 Marines ready as chaos descends on Haiti capital
Albuquerque Tribune - Albuquerque, NM, USA
... Aristide, Haiti's first democratically elected president, said he would not step down before his term ends in February 2006, even as the United States urged ...
http://www.abqtrib.com/archives/news04/022804_news_haiti.shtml

DOD plans for more US troops in Haiti
Pacific Stars and Stripes - Naha,Japan
... Corps doctrine, as spelled out in “Marine Corps Concepts and Programs 2004 ... for a military mission in SOUTHCOM’s area of responsibility, which includes Haiti ...
http://www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=20725

REBELS close in on Haiti capital
Reuters - London, England, UK
... should quit as part of efforts to end the rebellion, which erupted on February 5 in ... from Port-au-Prince Washington should take a stand for democracy in Haiti. ...
http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=466192&section=news

HAITI capital in chaos as rebels push toward city
Chicago Tribune (subscription) - Chicago, IL, USA
... The rebellion aimed at ousting Aristide, Haiti's first democratically elected president, was ... Aristide was elected to a 5-year term that ends in February 2006. ...
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0402280193feb28,1,1200052.story?coll=chi-news-hed

HAITI'S unrest hurting S. Florida's commerce
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel - Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
... Indeed, the horrific news from Haiti seems to be crimping the will to spend by ... But since the rebel uprising in February, even local Haitians have slashed their ...
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/local/sfl-zhaitibiz28xfeb28,0,4929343.story?coll=sfla-business-front

PUSHING Aristide to go
Newsday - Long Island, NY, USA
... France, which once ruled Haiti, on Friday reiterated its call for Aristide to quit ... power for the remaining two years of his term in the face
of the insurrection ...
http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-wohait283689783feb28,0,858984.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

ACT Update, Haiti
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
Since October 2003, political violence in Haiti has resulted in the deaths of 150 persons with several hundred injured. As of February 2004, the popular…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/10777904423.htm

HAITI REBELS CLOSER
New York Post – New York,NY,USA
February 28, 2004 — WASHINGTON – The United States is considering sending a three-ship group carrying Marines to rebellion-torn Haiti, officials said…
www.nypost.com/news/worldnews/19201.htm

US and France target Haiti's elected president for removal
World Socialist
… that would leave Aristide with even a titular role in Haiti‚s government. Instead it has insisted that Aristide, whose presidential term runs till February…
www.wsws.org/articles/2004/feb2004/hait-f28.shtml

HAITI'S capital in chaos as rebels close in
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
… Aristide, Haiti's first democratically elected president, said he would not step down before his term ends in February 2006, even as the United States urged…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/02/28/international0350EST0434.DTL

HAITI falls further into chaos
United Press International – USA
… and a rebel insurrection has shortened tempers here, and Haiti's…Since the rebel insurrection's began on Feb. … him complete a term set to expire in February…
www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040227-073603-9107r

US puts pressure on Haiti leader
Hi Pakistan – Lahore,Pakistan
… The rebels have captured the northern half of Haiti since the uprising was launched in early February. More than 70 people have been killed in the violence.…
www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en55682&F_catID=&f_type=source

US may send troops Haiti
WFAA (subscription) – Dallas,TX,USA
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ˆ Haiti moved closer to chaos Friday as rebels grabbed a … president be allowed to serve his entire five-year term, ending in February…
www.wfaa.com/sharedcontent/dws/wfaa/latestnews/stories/022804dninthaiti.20e96.html

US plans military contingencies for Haiti crisis
(Feb 28 – 10:45) Manila Bulletin – Manila,Philippines
… reiterated his resolve to serve out his term as president, which runs to February … it was planning for contingencies in case the order is given to help in Haiti…
www.mb.com.ph/MAIN200402283562.html

FREEDOM can't be enjoyed yet, Haitians say
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
… in Haiti right now is one you cannot speak of.''. Alex Dupuy, a scholar at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., said fellow Haitians should approach 2004…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/haiti/7486798.htm

BUSH accused of supporting Haitian rebels
United Press International – USA
… They have now crossed the border into Haiti, activists said. The rebel insurrection that erupted three weeks ago has left roughly 80 people dead, nearly half…
www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20040227-055619-8595r

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