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Haitian Police Take Back Rebel Town

Haitian police took back a city from armed gangs on Monday, delivering the government its first victory in a 5-day-old armed revolt that has presented President Jean-Bertrand Aristide with his most dangerous challenge in months of protests. Shortly after police secured control of the port city of Saint Marc, 65 miles north of the capital, Port-au-Prince, Prime Minister Yvon Neptune flew in by helicopter to the occasional shout of support for Aristide. Surrounded by police in helmets, balaclavas and body armor, some of whom belonged to a special presidential guard, he said there had been little resistance and assured residents the government wanted to seek peace through dialogue, not force. Full Story

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