Haiti Update

October 05, 1994

Police chief Lt. Col. Michel Francois left Haiti for the Dominican Republic and exile.

FRAPH leader Emmanuel Constant told the group's members to lay down their weapons and work as a "constructive opposition" to returning President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Father Aristide, ending speculation on the date of his return, told the United Nations he will be back in Haiti October 15.

Israel's Supreme Court gave the go-ahead for 30 police officers to join the multinational peacekeeping force in Haiti.

The PORT-AU-PRINCE airport will reopen to commercial traffic by this morning, the Pentagon said.

President Clinton will fly to the naval air station at Norfolk, Va., tomorrow for a briefing on Haiti and to meet with sailors from the aircraft carrier, USS Eisenhower, and their families.

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