Taking to the boats

Robinson, Linda; Auster, Bruce B.
July 1994
U.S. News & World Report;7/11/94, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p34
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.


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