TITLE

Taking to the boats

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Linda; Auster, Bruce B.
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/11/94, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how thousands of Haitians are fleeing their country in small boats, hoping that patrolling US Coast Guard cutters will pick them up and carry them to freedom. Clinton administration's policies that helped trigger the new surge of emigrants; Inability of United States to deal with the magnitude of outflow; Possibility of US military invasion; Haiti's strongmen who remain publicly defiant in the face of American pressure.
ACCESSION #
9407067589

 

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