NPR logo

Haiti Requests Aid to Stem Rebellion

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1682099/1682100" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Haiti Requests Aid to Stem Rebellion

World

Haiti Requests Aid to Stem Rebellion

Haiti Requests Aid to Stem Rebellion

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1682099/1682100" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Haiti's government requests international help following two weeks of uprisings against President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Opponents accuse Aristide of election fraud and corruption. Ten years ago, U.S. troops helped restore him to power after a violent uprising, and many Haitians see the roots of the current unrest in that U.S. intervention. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.