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Haiti braces for return of Jean-Bertrand Aristide | The Guardian

Haiti has issued a diplomatic passport to former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, in effect ending his seven-year exile in South Africa.

Photo: Scott Braley. This image is taken from La Lucha Continua / The Struggle Continues, a talking wall you can hear by going to the mural location -- 3260 23rd St. - between Mission and Capp Streets in San Francisco. For more information visit http://www.freedomarchives.org/La_Lucha_Continua/index.html

Photo: Scott Braley. This image is taken from La Lucha Continua / The Struggle Continues, a talking wall you can hear by going to the mural location -- 3260 23rd St. - between Mission and Capp Streets in San Francisco.

His lawyer, Ira Kurzban, said he had collected Aristide’s new passport in Port-au-Prince. “He’s going to try to return as soon as he can,” Kurzban said.

Aristide has asked the government to provide him with the security constitutionally promised to a former president.

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