Coup and interlude of military dictatorship (Sep.1991–Oct.1994)

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A Review of Roland I, Perusse, Haitian Democracy Restored
Reviewed by Bob Corbett, November 1996. An extraordinary well-told documentation of the coup-to-restoration period, from the night of September 29, 1991 until October 15, 1994, when Aristide was once again back in Haiti and, ostensibly, in charge of the country.
The legacy of imperialist intervention in Haiti
By Les Bayless, in People's Weekly World, 21 May 1994. A mock invasion of Haiti by 44,000 troops on May 11 intensified fears that a U.S. military takeover of the tiny Caribbean nation is only days away.
One More Murderer Brought to Justice
Haiti Update, 13 September 1995. Some prosecutions for egregious human rights violations move forward. One of the assassins of industrialist Antoine Izmery, Gerard Zimbabwe Gustave, was convicted and sentenced. Businessman and democratic activist Antoine Izmery was murdered by a de facto government death squad in front of the Sacred Heart Church on September 11, 1993.
Haiti's Nightmare: The Cocaine Coup & The CIA Connection
By Paul DeRienzo, 16 April 1996. A day before the scheduled return of Aristide's return on October 30, 1993, it was clear it could not occur. Aristide told the U.N. General Assembly that the military government of Haiti had to yield the power that was to end Haiti's role in the drug trade that had exploded in the months following the coup.
Resolutions of the Security Council and Statements by its President (73 kB)
From 16 June, 1993 to 30 January, 1995 (73 Kb).
Former military officers deported to Haiti
By Michael Deibert, Reuters, 28 January 2003. Two former Haitian army colonels were deported from the US after being convicted in Haiti for their role in a massacre. They were convicted in absentia in Haiti in 2000 and sentenced to life in prison for participation in a 1994 massacre of nearly two dozen supporters of then-exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in the Raboteau neighborhood of the city of Gonaives.
Haiti Honors Those Who Fell Stuggling for Democracy
Haiti Update, 13 September 1995. A week of activities in commemoration of Father Jean Marie Vincent, assassinated on August 28, 1994, by armed individuals of the de facto government of General Raul Cedrasone, took place in Haiti and in the 10th department.
The United Nations and the situation in Haiti (30 November, 1994)
United Nations reference paper. Reviews the situation since Aristide's ouster by the military (83 Kb).
UN Report Paints Grim Picture of Haiti Operation
Haiti Progrè;s Editorial for January 25–31, 1995.
Haiti Background
United Nations International Report, 3 April 1995. UN Resolution 995 (30 January 1995), Composition of UNMIH, excerpts from a report by Human Rights Watch.
Victims of 1991 Military Violence Still Suffering
By Ives Marie Chanel, IPS, 17 July 1998. Thousands of people in Haiti continue to suffer the effects of brutal repression during the 1991-1994 military regime. Those most battered by the experience come from the poorest sections of Haitian society. The many deaths and disappearances engendered feelings of impotence, lack of control.
UN Haiti Mission to end in 6–8 months
By Evelyn Leopold, Reuters, 4 December 1996. At the insistence of Russia and China, the United Nations will shut down its military and police mission in Haiti in 6 to 8 months.
Emasculated Invasion: A review of Stan Goff's Hideous Dream: A Soldier's Memoir of the U.S. Invasion of Haiti
By Kim Ives, This Week in Haiti, 28 March–3 April 2001. Stan Goff's Hideous Dream is a true gem; Goff participated in the 1994 U.S. invasion of Haiti as a Master Sergeant. Goff, like Rockwood, learned that their mission was never to restore popular power, but to put Aristide's face on a neoliberal fraud... Our mission in Haiti was to stop a revolution, not a coup d'etat.
U.S. once praised war criminal: The Joint Chiefs leader backed the Haitian general after a massacre
By Jim Stratton, Orlando Sentinel, 21 January 2004. A convicted Haitian war criminal, Jean-Claude Duperval, arrested last week in Orlando in 1997 was once considered a loyal and faithful partner of the U.S. by the former head of the U.S. military.