Legitimacy of Haiti's New Government Questioned

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Secretary of State Colin Powell visited Haiti Monday in a show of U.S. support for the government that replaced ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. But Caribbean nations have so far refused to recognize Haiti's interim leadership, and some members of Congress accuse the Bush administration of supporting a coup by armed thugs against Aristide. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.

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