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2,000 Haitians Mark 10th Anniversary of U.S.-Backed Coup

2,000 Haitians Mark 10th Anniversary of U.S.-Backed Coup

In Haiti, some 2,000 people marched in Port-au-Prince to mark the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup that ousted Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. On Feb. 29, 2004, Aristide was forced to flee Haiti in what he called a kidnapping by the U.S. government. The protesters denounced the current government of Michel Martelly and called for his resignation.

Via @ http://www.democracynow.org/2014/2/28/headlines#2286

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