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  • Haitian Prime Minister Yvon Neptune said international assistance was needed after nearly two weeks of violence in Haiti orchestrated by opponents of the government has left dozens of people dead....
    February 18, 2004 | Story
  • Haitian Prime Minister Yvon Neptune said yesterday "We are witnessing the coup d’état machine in motion." Neptune said international assistance was needed after nearly two weeks of...
    February 18, 2004 | Headline
  • Several thousand demonstrators clashed with supporters of Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide this weekend as they marched through the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince. We speak with Rep....
    February 16, 2004 | Story
  • Opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez have claimed they gathered enough signatures to demand a presidential recall, but government officials say there are widespread problems with the...
    February 16, 2004 | Story
  • Up to 40 people have been killed in Haiti as anti-government gangs and militias work to overthrow the government of Jean Bertrand Aristide. We discuss the causes of the recent violence and examine...
    February 12, 2004 | Story
  • In Haiti fighting between opponents of President Aristide and the government spread Tuesday into the historic Cap Haitien, Haiti’s second largest city. Opponents of Aristide have called for a...
    February 11, 2004 | Headline
  • In Haiti opponents of President Aristide have now taken control of at least 11 cities and towns in western Haiti in an armed uprising rising that began Thursday. At least 40 have died in fighting....
    February 10, 2004 | Headline
  • President Aristide’s government in Haiti has accused its opponents of plotting a coup after opposition groups seized several cites in recent days. Haiti’s fourth largest city Gonaives...
    February 09, 2004 | Headline
  • Longtime human rights activist and TransAfrica founder Randall Robinson joins us in our firehouse studios to talk about U.S. foreign policy in Africa and the Caribbean, why he refused an honorary...
    February 03, 2004 | Story
  • In Haiti, at least 20,000 people marched Wednesday in Port-Au-Prince to show support for President Jean Bertrand Aristide. Meanwhile for the second time in three days police fired tear gas at...
    January 22, 2004 | Headline
  • In Haiti, opponents to President Jean-Betrand Aristide have launched a two-day general strike that has shut down most businesses in Port-au-Prince. Striking workers are calling for Aristide to...
    January 09, 2004 | Headline
  • Born out of a slave revolt, Haiti became an independent nation on Jan. 1, 1804. Yesterday thousands celebrated the anniversary but the nation remains deeply divided over the future of the country...
    January 02, 2004 | Story
  • In Haiti thousands of students took to the streets Thursday demanding the resignation of President Jean Bertrand Aristide. Police fired tear gas and warning shots. One bystander was shot dead in...
    December 12, 2003 | Headline
  • In the early hours of Monday morning, as most of the nation slept, a pack of armed commandos stormed Haiti’s NationalPalace in a coup attempt that left seven dead and scores wounded. The...
    December 18, 2001 | Story
  • Now we go from elections in the U.S. to elections in Haiti. Former president Jean Bertrand Aristide won an overwhelming mandate to return to lead Haiti in a virtually uncontested presidential...
    December 01, 2000 | Story
  • Haiti’s democratic movement remained in shock today, just 24 hours after pioneering radio broadcaster and leading activist Jean Dominique was gunned down in the courtyard of his radio...
    April 04, 2000 | Story
  • We have this late-breaking news. Two gunmen shot and killed Haiti’s most prominent radio journalist as he pulled into the courtyard of his radio station for a Monday morning newscast. Jean...
    April 03, 2000 | Story
  • After the Indonesian regime released him several weeks ago, pro-independence leader Xanana Gusmao sought refuge in Indonesia. Authorities have "sequestered" him since his arrival in...
    September 20, 1999 | Story
  • East Timorese resistance leader Jose Ramos-Horta said after meeting US President Bill Clinton in Auckland, New Zealand today that he hoped emergency relief airdrops would begin within twenty-four...
    September 13, 1999 | Story
  • Ever since more than 20,000 US troops swept into Haiti in September 1994, removing Haiti’s military dictatorship and restoring priest turned president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the question of...
    March 04, 1998 | Story