Aristide

[ar-uh-steed; French a-ree-steed]
noun
  1. Jean-Bertrand,born 1953, Haitian priest and political leader: first democratically elected president, 1991, 1994–96, 2001–04.
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Contemporary Examples of aristide

  • Hold elections that will remove the troublesome Aristide from the National Palace.

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    Bill Clinton's Shameful Haiti Legacy

    Bob Shacochis

    January 19, 2010

  • The U.S. under Bill Clinton (“He is my twin,” Aristide told me in 1993) put Aristide back in power.

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    What Haiti Needs

    Amy Wilentz

    January 16, 2010

  • Aristide returned to power, and left peacefully when his term expired two years later.

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    Clinton to the Rescue

    Bryan Curtis, Benjamin Sarlin

    January 14, 2010

  • There was, of course, much pressure exerted on them by France, which had found Aristide's demand politically disconcerting.

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    Why Haiti's Earthquake Is France's Problem

    Tunku Varadarajan

    January 14, 2010

  • By 1994, Clinton was ready to invade the country and restore Aristide to power, despite the protests of many Democrats.

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    Clinton to the Rescue

    Bryan Curtis, Benjamin Sarlin

    January 14, 2010

Historical Examples of aristide