Wednesday, August 17, 2005

What about Haiti?

While the US is supporting undemocratic regimes in Iraq, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and elsewhere, there is another, often ignored even by the left, closer to home. Just a few years ago, US troops forcefully ousted elected Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide and installed a puppet regime. Haiti is today at best a military dictatorship, with all the human rights violations that ensue. Despite what the state department may have you believe, Haiti is not an experiment in democracy. more at

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