Update : FRAPH

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President Aristide says;
Haiti's justice system might use FRAPH documents in pursuit of justice in investigation of FRAPH leader, Louis-Jodel Chamblain

Port-au-Prince - During a press conference held at Haiti's National Palace today regarding the humanitarian crisis caused by recent acts of terrorism, President Aristide revealed that the Government of Haiti may need to unveil the famous FRAPH documents. These documents and photos may be helpful in the pursuit of justice with regard to a criminal investigation underway involving FRAPH commander Louis-Jodel Chamblain, who emerged Friday as one of the terrorists in Gonaives.

Please refer to these excellent articles on FRAPH:

David Grann:

Alan Nairn:

The Nation in Haiti Under Cloak - Feb 26, 1996

The Atlantic Monthly - Giving the Devil his Due - June 2001

The Nation "Our Man in FRAPH: Behind Haiti's Paramilitaries", - Oct 24, 1994
referring to Emannuel Constant, the head of FRAPH p. 460

Zmagazine An Interview With Allan Nairn June 1995 - Nairn broke the story of the United States government's role in establishing and funding the brutal Haitian paramilitary death squad, FRAPH

FRAPH genesis Nov 8, 2003 - (#17173) As described by investigate journalist Alan Nairn and by William Blum "FRAPH, actually a front for the army,. . .spread ..."

William Blum:

Killing Hope "Who will rid me of this turbulent preist?" Haiti 1986-1984 - excerpts from the book.