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Wednesday, March 3, 2004

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  • Kerry Wins 9 of 10 in Super Tuesday, Edwards Drops Out

    Kerrywins

    Sen. John Kerry locked up the Democratic presidential nomination winning nine of ten states on Super Tuesday. His top opponent Sen. John Edwards announced he is dropping out of the race. Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean denied Kerry a sweep winning his home state two weeks after dropping out.

  • EXCLUSIVE: Haitian Consul General Says Aristide Still President

    Fouche

    In a Democracy Now! exclusive, Consul General of the Haitian government in New York Harry Fouche recognizes the Aristide government as legitimate saying Jean Bertrand Aristide is still president of Haiti and Yvon Neptune is still his prime minister.

  • Will the UN and OAS Recognize Aristide or Coup Leaders?

    Aristide

    We speak with the Center for Constitutional Rights’ Michael Ratner about who the United Nations and Organization should recognize as the legitimate government of Haiti under international law and we take a look at the English translation of Aristide’s resignation letter which he says is altered to omit a key phrase.

  • The Haitian Army Returns: Who Is Guy Philippe?

    Guyphilippe

    The feared Haitian army, disbanded by Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is making a comeback. We take an in-depth look at the paramilitary leader who now claims to be in control of the Haitian police and military: Guy Philippe, a former Haitian police chief who was trained by US Special Forces in Ecuador in the early 1990s.

  • Fmr. U.S. Special Forces Officer Describes Arresting Current Coup Leader in 1994

    Stangoff

    Stan Goff, who spent 26 years in the U.S. Armed Forces in elite Ranger, Airborne and Special Forces counterterrorist units describes arresting coup leader Jean Tatoune in the first coup in 1994. FRAPH veteran Tatoune was convicted of gross violations of human rights and murder in the massacre in the pro-democracy region of Raboteau.