February 29, 2004

ARISTIDE IS OUT and an “international force” is on its way in. Given that the only period of (relatively) good governance Haiti has enjoyed was when it was under the control of the United States, it’s hard for me to be optimistic about its long-term prospects, but this is at least a short-term improvement and it was a necessary precondition to any long-term improvement.

I expect that Caribpundit will have more as the situation develops.