March 05, 2004

Haitian Rebels Have a History

Another figure to recently reemerge is Guy Philippe ...who fled Haiti in October 2000 after authorities discovered him plotting a coup ...
with others trained in Ecuador by US Special Forces during the 1991-1994 coup. Since that time, the Haitian government has accused Philippe of master-minding deadly attacks on the Police Academy and the National Palace in July and December 2001, as well as hit-and-run raids against police stations on Haiti's Central Plateau over the following two years.
"I believe that this is a group that is armed by, trained by, and employed by the intelligence services of the United States," Said Haiti's legal representative Ira Kurzban of Wednesday's coup.

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