To Our Readers: Jul. 25, 1994

For the second time in seven months, TIME's Edward Barnes, Cathy Booth and Bernard Diederich are in Haiti waiting for the Americans to arrive. Last October the U.S.S. Harlan County, trying to land with a U.N.-sponsored team of military and police advisers, turned back after anti-U.S. mobs demonstrated at the port. This time Barnes, betting things will be different, has rented a room in a "strategically located" brothel with a roof that should command a good view of the first attack. Miami bureau chief Booth spent several days % last week at the army's decrepit general quarters, trying to glean what...

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