by Yves Engler | CounterPunch | Click HERE for Part Two
[This is the second in a series leading up to the 10th anniversary of the February 29, 2004, overthrow of Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s government in Haiti. Read Part One here.]
Those who forget the past are often condemned to repeat its mistakes.
On February 29, 2004 the US, France and Canada overthrew Haiti’s elected government. The foreign military intervention led to an unmitigated human rights disaster.