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#5872: Helms (fwd)

From: oloffsonram <oloffsonram@globelsud.net>

There's nothing new in Jesse Helm's Haitian proclamation. All the arm-
chair quaterbacks on the Corbett list have been discussing these 
revelations for some time now. What's missing from "the proclamation" 
is a solution. Should U.S. policy revert to the Republican party 
approach of "repression works"? Haiti is still in Dade county with 
borders on the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and Cuba. And, Haiti is 
still a social, political, economic and drug smuggling time bomb 
waiting to explode. It can't be ignored in the hopes that it will go 
away. So, someone is still going to have to come up with some sort of 
solution. The solution is still going to cost billions and trustworthy 
partners are still needed in the Haitian government. What we don't know 
is what will come first. Trustworthy partners or a time bomb explosion.

Richard Morse