Haitian protesters want Aristide’s return

 

Haitian protesters want Aristide’s return

Published on Tuesday, July 17, 2007

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (UPI):  Protesters backing former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide have called for the return of the ousted leader and denounced his successor.

Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Demonstrators said current President Rene Preval has turned his back on his former ally, Aristide, The Miami Herald reported Monday.

The protest Sunday marked Aristide’s 54th birthday. The former Haitian leader was toppled in a rebel uprising and left the country in February 2004.

He has vowed to return, though said it would depend on his former prime minister Preval as to when he does.

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Caribbean Net News: Haitian protesters want Aristide’s return

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