OAS mission to Haiti

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The Independent Online
PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP) - An international mission led by Joao Baena Soares, secretary-general of the Organisation of American States, arrived in Haiti in an attempt to break an 11-month- old deadlock between the army- backed government and the President deposed by the military in February last year, Jean- Bertrand Aristide. The group included representatives of the United Nations and the European Community.

A bomb exploded near the residence of the Prime Minister, Marc Bazin, a few hours earlier.