Inside Haiti

Give Us Your Tired -- We'll Ship 'Em to Senegal

The Clinton Administration is frantically looking for countries willing to provide "safe havens" for HAITIAN REFUGEES now that Panama has reneged on an agreement to do so. Some refugees might end up traveling farther than they initially bargained for: Washington has approached several nations in West Africa, including French-speaking Benin and Senegal, about harboring Haitians. Administration officials say the Caribbean islands of Antigua, Grenada and Dominica have agreed "in principle" to set up safe havens.


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