Interview with Aristide Confirms US Coup“This is what I call a real coup d’état,” Aristide said. “This is an issue for all African Americans and Africans.”
“It’s like he is in jail, he said. He said he was kidnapped,” Waters said. She said Aristide had been threatened by U.S. diplomats who reportedly told the Haitian leader that if he failed to leave, Guy Phillippe, the rebel leader, would storm the palace and he would be killed.