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HAITI: Preval’s Friend and Aristide’s Foe: Bob Manuel, PM Nominee #2

June 2, 2008

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Haiti’s PM Nominee #2: a contradictory history PRÉVAL’S FRIEND AND ARISTIDE’S FOE BOB MANUEL by Kim Ives On May 25, Haitian President René Préval nominated his long-time friend and close advisor Robert “Bob” Manuel to be Haiti’s next prime minister replacing Jacques Edouard Alexis, whom the Haitian Senate voted out of the post on April […]

Haiti Liberte: Guy Philippe Eludes Capture and Announces Candidacy

April 2, 2008

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Haiti Liberte:GUY PHILIPPE ELUDES CAPTURE AND ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY by Kim Ives Four years ago, former "rebel" leader Guy Philippe stood on the balcony of Haiti's former Army Headquarters and proclaimed: "I am chief. The military chief. The country is in my hands." Today, he is spends his time dodging capture by militarized teams dispatched by […]

HAITI: The DEA Hunts for Guy Philippe Again! US, Is This Any Way to Treat the Guy Who Did Your Dirty Work?

March 27, 2008

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Guy Philippe was one of two primary leaders of a paramilitary group that the US housed, trained and armed in the Dominican Republic to make cross-border attacks into Haiti beginning in 2002 in order to kill their countrymen aligned with the administration of the democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Last year, he started shooting his mouth […]