Haiti the Fire This Time

Pressure builds for elections

Lieut. General Henri Namphy, the President of Haiti's interim National Council of Government, had expected the shake-up of his junta two weeks ago to appease his volatile countrymen. Instead, it provoked new anger in a country that was already on the verge of chaos. Last week Namphy appointed a new eleven-member Cabinet, completing a reshuffling process that began with the resignations of several members of the ruling council. Although three of the new ministers were drawn from the military, none was tainted by close association with the regime of former Presidentfor-Life Jean-Claude ("Baby Doc") Duvalier.

As the general addressed the country...

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