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Jean-Bertrand Aristide exile ends with rapturous welcome home to Haiti | The Guardian

Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the pastor-turned-president last seen in his native Haiti making a rapid, undignified exit seven years ago, has returned home to a rapturous welcome, injecting another variable into a febrile election atmosphere 48 hours before a drawn-out presidential race climaxes.

Aristide, the only Haitian leader to have been forced from office twice, offered an exotic mix of poetry and gratitude to the hundreds of supporters who feted him at the airport – and took a sideswipe at the troubled electoral process.

Read more here: Jean-Bertrand Aristide exile ends with rapturous welcome home to Haiti | World news | The Guardian.

Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide throws a combustible new element into Haiti’s upcoming election as he returns from exile. The polarizing leftist ex-priest says he’s not returning to politics.

Read more here: Aristide in Haiti: Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide returns to Haiti – latimes.com.

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