Haiti on the brink?
One of the limitations to my view (and I think the view of lots of others) of Latin America is that I only look at the region through the prisms of English, Portuguese, and Spanish. So I haven't been paying attention to the situation in Haiti. But this Reuters article I first saw in the FT seems to indicate that Aristide's days are numbered:
Hundreds of frenzied looters stripped sea containers in the port of Saint Marc of televisions, radios and corn flour, and set the empty containers ablaze a day after outnumbered police were forced to flee armed gangs.
I'm no fan of Jean Betrand Aristide (his pseudo-religious personality cult isn't exactly the latest word in good governance), but two things about this make me think this is the end:
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