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Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Jean-Bertrand Aristide is a Haitian politician and former Catholic priest who served as Haiti's first democratically elected president. A proponent of liberation theology, he was appointed to a parish in Port-au-Prince in 1982 after completing his studies. He became a focal point for the pro-democracy movement first under Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier and then under the military transition regime which followed. He won the Haitian general election, 1990-1991 with 67% of the vote and was briefly President of Haiti, until a September 1991 military coup. The coup regime collapsed in 1994 under US pressure and threat of force (Operation Uphold Democracy) after Aristide agreed to roll back several reforms. Aristide was then President again from 1994 to 1996 and from 2001 to 2004.
Aristide was ousted in a February 2004 rebellion, in which former soldiers participated. He accused the US of orchestrating the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Extradition d'Argentine d'un suspect clé dans l'assassinat du journaliste Jean ...
2014-06-23
Markington Philippe, un proche de l'ancien président Jean-Bertrand Aristide, a été entendu ce lundi à la Cour d'Appel de Port-au-Prince dans le cadre de l'enquête. Le président de la Commission Indépendante d'Appui aux Enquête relative aux Assassinats ...
(The Haitian-Caribbean News Network)
  1. Extradition du présumé assassin de Jean Dominique
  2. Haiti – Justice : Markington Philippe extradé en Haiti dans l'affaire de Jean ...

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Le procès d'un chef de gang éclabousse le régime d'Aristide
2014-05-20
«J'ai l'intime conviction que l'enlèvement de mon mari a été télécommandé par Jean-Bertrand Aristide et exécuté par Amaral Duclona», a lâché Marie-Louise Michelle, veuve de la victime. Auparavant, Thierry Burkard, l'ex-ambassadeur de France à Port-au ...
(Journal de Québec)
  1. Haïti-France-Justice : Le procès d'Amaral Duclona à Paris provoque des ...
  2. Procès d'Amaral Duclona à Paris
  3. Le milicien des Chimères aux assises

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Hillary's Haiti Problem
2014-05-19
After President Clinton used the U.S. military to return Jean Bertrand Aristide to power in 1994, assorted Friends of Bill went into business to milk Haiti's state-owned telephone monopoly. Hillary Clinton's State Department chief of staff, Cheryl ...
(White House Dossier)

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    Haïti-Justice-Jean Dominique: 14 ans après la cour d'appel doit réagir au plus vite
    2014-04-03
    Madame Lubérisse est une très proche de l'ancien président Jean-Bertrand Aristide qui, parmi d'autres, avait des démêlés politiques avec le journaliste et PDG de Radio Haïti Inter, Jean Dominique. Mirlande Lubérisse et d'autres suspects intéressés ont ...
    (HPN Haiti)
    1. SOS Journalistes et la CIAPEAJ appellent la Cour de Cassation à se prononcer ...

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    Haiti: In the Kingdom of Impunity
    2014-04-02
    He was followed by another former president, and arch-rival, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. During his 2001 to 2004 second turn in office and immediately preceding it, Aristide was accused of, among other misdeeds, arming and organizing paramilitary youth ...
    (Huffington Post)
    1. Haiti: Thousands Demonstrate Calling for End of UN Occupation and ...

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    UN slapped with another class action lawsuit over Haiti cholera
    2014-03-11
    The U.N. created the 2004 "stabilization" mission in the wake of an armed rebellion that brought down the government and forced then President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to seek exile. The lawsuit is similar to another filed in New York's Southern District ...
    (Reuters UK)
    1. 1500 victims in Haiti sue UN over cholera epidemic

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    Does the OAS Support Democracy in Venezuela?
    2014-03-08
    The U.N. mission was deployed to Haiti following the 2004 U.S.-backed coup d'etat against the democratically-elected government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who also had faced a violent opposition (for years) with whom the international community ...
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      Commemorating the 10th anniversary of Haiti's coup d'etat
      2014-03-01
      Today marks the tenth anniversary of the overthrow of democratically elected president Jean-Bertrand Aristide on Feb. 29, 2004. Following the coup d'état, a 9,000-member UN military force occupied the country, which led to serious human rights abuses.
      (Devon Dispatch)
      1. The Coup D'État in Haiti: Ten Years Later

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      Former Haiti ambassador to the Dominican Republic dies
      2014-03-01
      He was 68, the Miami Herald reported. Born in St. Marc, Alexandre was first assigned to the Dominican Republic in 1991. His diplomatic career ended in 2003 during the uprising against former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Alexandre would later serve ...
      (Dominican Today)

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