"What I want to do is help the Haitian people take control of their own destiny," he would later say.
In 2010 he claimed that a U.S. weapons test caused the devastating Haitian earthquake, which claimed some 230,000 lives.
In the absence of a Haitian military, the U.S. will inevitably assume the uncomfortable role of a de facto constabulary force.
U.S. and Canadian peacekeepers were deploying to train Haitian security forces for the return of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
Haitian neighbors helping one another carried out the vast majority of rescues, ad hoc.
The Haitian incursion in 1995 used similar principles of intimidation to eliminate any real fighting.
This is nothing unusual for it is the customary hour for the Haitian to begin his day.
It was drafted and presented to the Haitian assembly for adoption.
It was natural she should not wish me to see her meeting with her Haitian grandmother.
To this new power the Haitian Government refuses to consent.