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eablair3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-12-04 06:58 PM
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9. new Reuters story - Haiti Leader Slams Jamaica Over Aristide Visit
Haiti Leader Slams Jamaica Over Aristide Visit
Fri Mar 12, 2004 07:27 PM ET

By Michael Christie and Ibon Villelabeitia
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - Haiti's new leader fired a diplomatic broadside at Jamaica on Friday for allowing ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to visit, while U.S. and French troops came under renewed attack by gunmen.

Prime Minister Gerard Latortue, who was sworn in on Friday, said Aristide's planned return to the Caribbean had already stoked tensions, and Jamaica's decision to allow the former slum priest to visit from next week was an "unfriendly act."

Latortue announced he might fly to Haiti's Caribbean neighbor this weekend to pursue an agreement with Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson to limit Aristide's stay.

"Since the word was known yesterday afternoon that Aristide is coming to Jamaica we have observed an increase in tensions in Port-au-Prince," Latortue told reporters.

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http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews...
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  -Haiti's new premier criticizes Aristide trip to Jamaica ... eablair3  Mar-12-04 05:58 PM   #0 
  - Mayor in north Haiti tells what is happening outside of Port-Au-Prince  eablair3   Mar-12-04 06:01 PM   #1 
  - Reuters: LaTortue calls Aristide's trip to Jamaica "an unfriendly act"  eablair3   Mar-12-04 06:06 PM   #2 
  - new Reuters story - Haiti Leader Slams Jamaica Over Aristide Visit  eablair3   Mar-12-04 06:58 PM   #9 
     - I hope Patterson diplomatically responds that his schedule is too tight,  Just Me   Mar-12-04 07:04 PM   #10 
     - I wonder if some chess is being played - force Jamaica's hand to recognize  eablair3   Mar-12-04 07:17 PM   #11 
        - I have no handle on the players' strategies,...  Just Me   Mar-12-04 08:27 PM   #14 
     - On the issue of journalistic bias and slanted 'news' reporting  MidwestMomma   Mar-12-04 10:28 PM   #16 
  - What?  Darranar   Mar-12-04 06:09 PM   #3 
  - yeah, it sounds like the "popular rebellion" is only starting after ...  eablair3   Mar-12-04 06:11 PM   #4 
  - Haiti doesn't HAVE a new premier...it has a puppet  I AM SPARTACUS   Mar-12-04 06:12 PM   #5 
  - The puppet "Prime Minsiter" is now elevated to a "premier"  eablair3   Mar-12-04 06:23 PM   #6 
     - It may not mean much  daleo   Mar-12-04 11:02 PM   #17 
  - CARICOM seeking opinion on expelling a member nation  eablair3   Mar-12-04 06:30 PM   #7 
  - eablair3  Moderator   Mar-12-04 08:22 PM   #12 
     - ok, .. .sorry - feel free to edit it (nt)  eablair3   Mar-12-04 09:14 PM   #15 
  - Yet another misnomer, "popular rebellion",...  Just Me   Mar-12-04 06:51 PM   #8 
  - La Torture is a puppet pretender! Vive Aristide!!  Chicago Democrat   Mar-12-04 08:22 PM   #13 
  - dupe??  struggle4progress   Mar-13-04 10:30 AM   #18 
  - You are not forgotten, Haiti,...  Just Me   Mar-13-04 09:09 PM   #19 
 

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