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March 11, 1990 | Times Staff Writer
The United States on Saturday expressed hope that the latest developments in Haiti would lead to genuine democracy there. "Our policy toward Haiti is and has long been aimed at helping the people of Haiti achieve democratic government and respect for fundamental human rights," State Department spokesman Adam Shub said. "We obviously hope that the latest developments in Haiti contribute to a realization of these objectives."
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March 11, 1990 | Times Staff Writer
The United States on Saturday expressed hope that the latest developments in Haiti would lead to genuine democracy there. "Our policy toward Haiti is and has long been aimed at helping the people of Haiti achieve democratic government and respect for fundamental human rights," State Department spokesman Adam Shub said. "We obviously hope that the latest developments in Haiti contribute to a realization of these objectives."
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March 11, 1990 | DON A. SCHANCHE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The military ruler of Haiti, Lt. Gen. Prosper Avril, resigned after massive public protests Saturday, and joyful Haitians celebrated by trashing the homes and offices of some of his chief supporters. Streets throughout the capital city of Port-au-Prince were blocked by bonfires lit by celebrating crowds even before the acting army chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Herard Abraham, announced Avril's resignation.
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March 11, 1990 | DON A. SCHANCHE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The military ruler of Haiti, Lt. Gen. Prosper Avril, resigned after massive public protests Saturday, and joyful Haitians celebrated by trashing the homes and offices of some of his chief supporters. Streets throughout the capital city of Port-au-Prince were blocked by bonfires lit by celebrating crowds even before the acting army chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Herard Abraham, announced Avril's resignation.
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March 13, 1990 | NAOMI TWARD, From Associated Press and TIMES STAFF WRITER
Supreme Court Judge Ertha Pascal-Trouillot was inaugurated by the army today to head Haiti's first civilian-led government since the fall of dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier in 1986. Pascal-Trouillot becomes the first woman president in the Caribbean nation's tumultuous 186-year history. She was inaugurated a day after military leader Lt. Gen. Prosper Avril, pressured by widespread protests, resigned and left the country.
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March 21, 2004 | From Associated Press
Sharing a platform with rebel leaders, Haiti's interim prime minister Saturday praised the gunmen who began the uprising that chased President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from power and even paid tribute to an assassinated gangster. About 3,000 people cheered and clapped at Prime Minister Gerard Latortue's first rally in his hometown, Gonaives, where Haiti's independence was declared 200 years ago and where its recent rebellion began.
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August 10, 1990 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Closing a swift tour of four Latin countries, Vice President Dan Quayle arrived in impoverished Haiti on Thursday with a plea and a blunt warning that unless its military allows free elections in November, it faces more cuts in foreign aid.
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March 25, 1986 | WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writer
Thousands of Haitians marched on the provisional government's headquarters Monday, chanting demands that the military give way to a civilian government. Later, young anti-government protesters blocked downtown streets with barricades of rocks, overturned trash bins and burning tires that sent up clouds of black smoke. Security forces fired some shots in the air to break up crowds at the barricades, but no clashes were reported.
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February 8, 1991 | DON A. SCHANCHE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Father Jean Bertrand Aristide, a slum priest who became Haiti's first democratically elected president, was sworn into office Thursday. He immediately announced a wholesale reorganization of the once-dominant army that has been blamed for most of the impoverished country's violence and bloodshed in recent years.
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June 5, 1986 | WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writer
A three-day wave of anti-government demonstrations in Haiti spread to this capital Wednesday when protesters barricaded a major boulevard with burning tires and overturned garbage bins. The protests reflected increasing unrest nearly four months after dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier fled the country amid widespread demonstrations against his regime. Many Haitians complain that the current military-led provisional government has made little economic or political progress.
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March 14, 1990 | DON A. SCHANCHE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scattered acts of violence kept Haiti on edge Tuesday as an apparently chastened army high command handed over the country's presidency to a justice of the Supreme Court. Ertha Pascal Trouillot, a 42-year-old widow who has described herself as a nonpartisan democrat, was installed as provisional president of Haiti in a brief ceremony at the capital's Presidential Palace. Investing her with presidential powers that were entrusted to him when military ruler Lt. Gen.
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