LATIN AMERICA BRIEF (DELETED) FOR 02 OCTOBER 1991.

Created: 10/2/1991

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AITI: JUNTA SEEKING

LEADER CEDRAS IS SEEKING TO LEGITIMIZE THE OUSTERARISTIDE. BUT INTERNATIONAL PRESSURE AGAINST THE AND COULD ENCOURAGE DOMESTIC OPPOSITION TO

PEECH LAST NIGHT THAT THE ARMY HAD TO OUST ARISTIDE BECAUSE HIS GOVERNMENT HAD INTERFERED IN MILITARY AFFAIRS CONDONED HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES. AND HASICTATORSHIP EDRASALSO PROMISEO THAT THt ARHV HUt SAFEGUARD GlSlAIURF

MEANHHILE. CEDRAS REPORTEDLY HASECTED POLICE TO SHOOT AIR TO DISBURSE "TROUBLEMAKERS," A POLICY HE INTENDS TOEVE,r' E SOIOKBS ARE KILLING L!

ACCORDING TO the PPESS;

DEMNED THEBRUTALITY AND VOHED TO RETURN

nu JnJJCEDRAS"ASTERMINDINGCOUP ANO HAS CALLEDc^o GOVERNMENTS TO CUT OFF AID. ARISTIDE REPORTEDLY PLANS TO

COMMENT t CEDRAS PRESUMABLY CALCULATES THAT ALLOHING THF LEGISLATURE TO FUNCTION WOULD CALM HAITIAN POLITICAL LEADERS AND HEAD OFF CALLS FOR A POPULAR UPRISING. NEVERTHELESS, MOST POLITICIANS ARE LIKELY TO BALK AT HORKING HITH THE NEW REGIME:EH

C0UP- THE MILITARY KILLINGS, APPARENTLY AGAINST CEDRAS'S ORDERS. SUGGEST HE MAY NOT HAVE ENOUGH

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