(DELETED) HAITI: BAZIN FACES SHOWDOWN WITH MILITARY (DELETED)

Created: 6/8/1993

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HAITI: BAZIN FACES SHOWDCHN WITH MILITARY

FOUR CABINETLOSELY TIED TO DE FACTO PRIME PPONENTS IN THE MILITARY PUBLICLY DEFIED BAZIN'S ORDER TO RESIGN YESTERDAY, AND THE HI 'H ARMEP FORCES COULD

FORCE BAZIN 10 STEP

RESIGN TODAY IF HE FAILSJEjAJi AHD OTHER MUITARV LEADERS TO ENFORCE THE DISMISSALS. CEDRAS HAS STRONGLY OPPOSED THE CABINET CHANGES. AND MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL STAFF HAVE THREATENED TO KILL ANY NEHS WHO ACCEPT THEIR POSTS

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COMMENT: CEDRAS APPEARS READY TO MOVE AGAINST BAZIN AND TO INSTALLONSTITUTIONALLY BASED PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT TO SPONSOR AN ELECTION. BAZIN'S CHIEF BACKER, POLICE CHIEF FRANCOIS, PROBABLY HILL NOT OPENLY CHALLENGE. THE ARMY CHIEF APPARENTLY INCREASINGLY SHARES THE DESIRE OF AMBITIOUS RIGHTISTS TO RESOLVE PROLONGEO POLITICAL CRISIS ANO TO PREVENT OUSTED PRESIDENT ARISTIDE'S RETURN. HE MAY EVEN HOPE THAT THE OAS MILL LIFT ITS EMBARGO AFTER AN ELECTION.

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