Wednesday, February 25, 2004

  • Haiti’s Lawyer: U.S. Is Arming Anti-Aristide Paramilitaries


    As opponents of Haitian President Aristide reject a U.S.-brokered peace plan, we speak with Ira Kurzban who has served as General Counsel for the government of Haiti since 1991. [includes transcript]

  • Haitian Journalist Michele Montas Discusses Haiti and the Unsolved Murder Of Her Husband


    Award-winning Haitian journalist Michele Montas fled Haiti last year after her bodyguard was killed and continued threats against her forced her close her radio station and leave the country four years after her husband, Jean Dominique, was assassinated. [includes transcript]

  • Aristide Warns of Possible Refugee Crisis in Haiti


    In the past week, more than 400 Haitian refugees have reportedly landed on beaches in Jamaica and the Turks and Caicos Islands. We speak with the Center for Constitutional Rights’ Michael Ratner who has dealt extensively with the issue of Haitian refugees for many years. [includes transcript]

  • Bush Backs Constitutional Ban on Same-Sex Marriage


    We speak with Craig Dean, who initiated the Marriage Rights Movement when he filed the first modern-day lawsuit for same sex marriage in 1989 as well as the political director of the Log Cabin Republicans, the nation’s largest gay Republican organization. [includes transcript]