Lost in the Fog


ENVELOPED: In Port-au-Prince, women walk through smoke from burning garbage

A rebel leader, convicted in absentia of taking part in mass murder, turns himself in. A big win for the rule of law? Not in Haiti. When Louis Jodel Chamblain handed himself over to Haitian police on April 22, it was 10 years to the day after the paramilitary squad he once helped direct massacred at least 15 people in the seaside slum of Raboteau. The victims, many of whom were tortured and made to lie in open sewers before being shot, were supporters of then Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who had been ousted in a 1991 military coup. U.S. troops...

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