Haiti: Campaign of Violence

Campaign of Violence

The lights went out just after 7 p.m. Then a granade exploded and gunfire was heard. With that, a street corner in Petionville, seven miles outside the capital of Port-au-Prince, was turned into a horror scene of shattered bodies and mangled limbs. Seven people were killed and 54 wounded.

/ The carnage occurred at a rally last week for the Rev. Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the popular priest who is the front runner in this Sunday's presidential elections and a survivor of at least three assassination attempts. Father Aristide blamed the violence on the Tontons Macoutes, the notorious secret police force loyal to...

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