The island’s American-born descendants are taking over professional sports and helping their country of origin — especially during Hurricane Matthew.
Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was temporarily removed from power in a coup 25 years ago, remains a pivotal figure in Haitian politics.
Twenty-five years ago today, Haiti’s military leaders overthrew the Caribbean nation’s first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, a charismatic, 39-year-old former Roman Catholic priest – just eight months into his five-year term…
The Ben Grauer Award 1994 Award Date: 1994 Award Name: The Ben Grauer Award Award Recipient: David Welna, Michael Sullivan, Sunni Khalid, David Molpus, Mike O’Connor, Alan Tomlinson Award Recipient Affiliation: National Public Radio Award Honored Work: “Haiti: From Terror to Triumph”
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/NewsReview393 Panel discussion with a younger John King, then of the Associated Press, John Harwood, then of the Wall Street Journal, and moderator Brian Lamb.
Morning Edition Oct 5, 1994 Colonel Michel Francois Leaves Haiti EDWARDS: This is “Morning Edition”; I’m Bob Edwards. The airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is scheduled to reopen to commercial traffic today after months of being closed, and, in his speech yesterday to the United Nations, the exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, said he would return […]
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All Things Considered Oct 4, 1994 Junta Leader Francois Leaves Haiti ADAMS: This is “All Things Considered”. I’m Noah Adams. WERTHEIMER: And I’m Linda Wertheimer. In a speech to the United Nations today, exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide said he will return to his country on October 15th, the same day Haiti’s military leaders are […]
Morning Edition Oct 4, 1994 FRAPH Paramilitary Group Remains Violent EDWARDS: This is “Morning Edition”; I’m Bob Edwards. In Haiti, U.S. Army units today continue a series of raids against paramilitary groups allied to the Haitian military regime. Yesterday, the raids were held in two Haitian cities, including the capital Port-au-Prince. The U.S. military seized […]
Weekend Edition Saturday Oct 1, 1994 Violence in Haiti Draws More US Response SIMON: This is “Weekend Edition”. I’m Scott Simon. In Haiti, an American Embassy spokesman has strongly suggested that U.S. military forces will be more aggressive in their patrols there, following repeated outbreaks of political violence in the capitol Port-au-Prince. So far, U.S. […]