operation uphold democracy

by: zachary nichols

Who, what, when, where, and why?

Haitian president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was overthrown by Lieutenant General Raoul Cedras in September 30th, 1991. USA sent the airforce, navy, and coast guard. President Jean was the first elected president in Haiti and the Raoul and his forces didn't like that he was in power. After the president was overthrown the USA sent in troops who put the president back in power where he is today.
President Clinton's Haiti Address Part 01