This Day In History: 1994-10-15

1994: The Clinton administration reinstalls Haitian Communist and terrorist Jean-Bertrand Aristide, touted as an enlightened proponent of “democracy,” as ruler of the island. After being ousted again in one of the Black nation’s innumerable coups, Aristide, while on a well-funded 1997 speaking tour of American universities, refused to answer when questioned by National Alliance leader William White Williams on the Great Haitian Democrat’s use of necklacing (murdering by placing a burning tire around the victim’s throat) against his political opponents.

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1994-10-15