Popular support during Aristide's second term

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Anti-opposition demonstrations rock Haiti
This Week in Haiti, Haiti Progrès, 21–27 March 2001. After months of provocations from Haiti's oppostion coalition, the Democratic Convergence (CD), pro-Lavalas popular organizations finally rose up this week to demand that the Haitian government arrest key opposition leaders, in particular parallel president Gérard Gourgue.
As promises break, unrest mounts
This Week in Haiti, Haiti Progrès, 1–7 May 2002. Protests demanding that the Haitian government deliver on promised development projects rocked neighborhoods around Port-au-Prince this week. Meanwhile, in Haiti's northeast, tensions are growing over the government's proposal to build free trade zone assembly factories on the region's most fertile farmland.
Dismay from popular organizations
This Week in Haiti, Haiti Progrès, 18–24 September 2002. Many urban popular organizations, which have traditionally supported Jean Bertrand Aristide's government, have passed from quiet grumbling to loud disapproval of the ruling Lavalas Family (FL) party's course. In the southeastern city of Jacmel, for example, the Coalition of Principled Organized Haitians (KAKO) broke its long silence.
The Raboteau Revolt
By Clara James, Z Magazine Online, December 2002. Aristide—The people of Raboteau do not understand. Down the dirty lane, lined on both sides with green sewage-filled canals and dilapidated huts, hundreds of marchers are approaching, chanting, singing, and screaming their frustration and anger.
‘Independence, yes! Occupation, no!’
By Pat Chin, Workers World, 10 April 2003. Haiti's first major protest against the U.S.-led war on Iraq, linked to the key demand that Washington stop meddling in Haiti's internal affairs, took place here in the capital on March 27.