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Haiti's Leader Says U.S. Drug Charges Unfounded

President Jean-Bertrand Aristide denied today that his country had become a haven for drug traffickers and charged that the recent suspension of American travel visas for several Haitian officials was not based on concrete evidence. American officials announced on Friday that Haiti — along with Myanmar and Guatemala — had failed to take sufficient actions to fight drug trafficking in the past year. It was the second time that Haiti had been so designated in as many years. “Haiti is not guilty of these charges. We are a poor country and we feel victimized by these actions,” Aristide told reporters after meeting David Lee, chief of the special mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) to Haiti. “We are a poor country and we feel victimized by these actions.” Full Story

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