Friday, February 11, 2011
Haiti has issued a diplomatic passport to former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, in effect ending his seven-year exile in South Africa.
His lawyer, Ira Kurzban, said he had collected Aristide's new passport in Port-au-Prince. "He's going to try to return as soon as he can," Kurzban said.
Aristide has asked the government to provide him with the security constitutionally promised to a former president.
Asked last month whether he was ready to return, Aristide said he would come back "today, tomorrow, at any time".'
Posted by DotConnector at 07:35