Haiti Update

September 27, 1994

President Clinton lifted travel, trade and most other U.S. sanctions against Haiti and urged other nations to follow suit.

Anti-military civilians took control of the town of Le Borgne.

U.S. military police began setting up in four police stations in Port-au-Prince as jubilant crowds paraded past army headquarters.

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter returned 221 Haitian refugees from Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, the first to come back since the troops arrived.

U.S. forces will begin offering cash payments today of up to $300 to entice Haitians to surrender handguns, rocket launchers and other deadly weapons.

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