[ar-uh-steed; French a-ree-steed]
- Jean-Bertrand,born 1953, Haitian priest and political leader: first democratically elected president, 1991, 1994–96, 2001–04.
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Examples from the Web for aristide
Hold elections that will remove the troublesome Aristide from the National Palace.Bill Clinton's Shameful Haiti Legacy
January 19, 2010
The U.S. under Bill Clinton (“He is my twin,” Aristide told me in 1993) put Aristide back in power.What Haiti Needs
January 16, 2010
Aristide returned to power, and left peacefully when his term expired two years later.
There was, of course, much pressure exerted on them by France, which had found Aristide's demand politically disconcerting.Why Haiti's Earthquake Is France's Problem
January 14, 2010
By 1994, Clinton was ready to invade the country and restore Aristide to power, despite the protests of many Democrats.
It was through him that Busch came to know the past life of Aristide Saccard.
In 1854 his niece Clotilde, daughter of his brother Aristide, went to live with him.
On parting from his brother, Aristide felt more perplexed than before.
From that time, however, Aristide led a life of ease and idleness.
The fate of her dear Aristide, however, continued to make her uneasy.