, Sources close to Aristide also claim the Bush administration blocked attempts to reinforce his bodyguards. The Prime Minister of Jamaica, P. J. Patterson, said that the episode set "a dangerous precedent for democratically elected governments anywhere and everywhere, as it promotes the removal of duly elected persons from office by the power of rebel forces. Following the 2004 Haitian coup d'état, the appointed provisional prime minister Gerard Latortue rescinded the reparations demand, calling it "foolish" and "illegal". Sparta P. alle .  After a three-week rebellion, Aristide involuntarily left Haiti on a US plane accompanied by US security personnel as the rebels took over the capital and was flown without knowledge of his route and destination, via Antigua to Bangui, Central African Republic. I accept to leave, with the hope that there will be life and not death." You may send this item to up to five recipients. Aristide afterwards claimed that he had been "kidnapped" by U.S. forces and stated that the United States had orchestrated a coup d'état in Haiti, a claim disputed by U.S. He went on the airplane willingly and that's the truth." It resulted in the removal from office of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide preventing him from finishing his second term, who was then flown away from Haiti by U.S. military/security personnel. "We did not force him onto the airplane. The E-mail Address(es) field is required.  The conference was attended by Canadian, French, and U.S. and Latin American officials. Before takeoff, Aristide gave a copy of his resignation letter to Foley's aide. Get this from a library! Please enter the subject. 256 Seiten : zahlreiche Illustrationen + Beih. The E-mail message field is required. You can easily create a free account. "This political kidnapping was the price to pay to avoid a bloodbath." 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Maxine Waters D-California, Mildred Aristide called her at her home at 6:30 am to inform her "the coup d'etat has been completed", and Jean-Bertrand Aristide said the U.S. Embassy in Haiti's chief of staff came to his house to say he would be killed "and a lot of Haitians would be killed" if he refused to resign immediately and said he "has to go now. Please enter the message. by Claudio Strinati; Maria Teresa Benedetti; by Maria Teresa Benedetti; Fabrizio Clerici; Claudio Strinati; Museo Centrale del Risorgimento; by Fabrizio Clerici; Claudio M Strinati; Maria Teresa Benedetti; by Fabrizio Clerici; Claudio M Strinati; Maria Teresa Benedetti; Complesso del Vittoriano (Rome, Italy). "(But) I believe that he did have grounds for that demand, because that is what started the downfall of Haiti," she says.". Some features of WorldCat will not be available. "There is a document that was signed to avoid a bloodbath, but there was no formal resignation," he said.  Jamaican Prime Minister P. J. Patterson released a statement saying "we are bound to question whether his resignation was truly voluntary, as it comes after the capture of sections of Haiti by armed insurgents and the failure of the international community to provide the requisite support. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/633280114>. During their sack of the city, they burned the police station and looted it for weapons and vehicles, which they used to continue their campaign down the coast. After his death, his brother Buteur Métayer swore vengeance against those he felt responsible for Amiot's death—namely, President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. February 29; L. Leap year; Media in category "29 February" The following 22 files are in this category, out of 22 total. You can easily create a free account. Separate up to five addresses with commas (,). , In 2003, Aristide requested that France pay Haiti over US$21 billion in reparations, which he said was the equivalent in today's money of the 90 million gold francs Haiti was forced to pay Paris after winning independence from France 200 years ago..  It has been claimed by Louis Rosario of the Dominican Republic's investigation committee that the United States government helped fund and train the Haitian rebels.