Marines Head to Haiti as Capital Braces Itself

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The United States sends 50 Marines to Haiti's capital to safeguard the U.S. embassy and staff as rebels threaten to move on the city. The nation's second-largest city, Cap-Haitien, fell to the opposition over the weekend. Supporters of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide have erected barricades on key streets in Port-au-Prince. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Martin Kaste.



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