The Toronto Star: Martelly plans army revival for Haiti

The Toronto Star: Martelly plans army revival for Haiti

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/991592–martelly-plans-army-re Sat May 14 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE — Charismatic pop star-turned-president Michel Martelly took over Haiti on Saturday, sworn in during a power outage in front of dozens of dignitaries. The 50-year-old performer known to Haitians as “Sweet Micky” was swept…

Haiti Liberté: Haiti’s Army Re-Mobilizing?

Haiti’s Army Re-Mobilizing? by Isabeau Doucet Haiti’s President-elect Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly campaigned on the promise to restore the nation’s army which former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide “demobilized” in 1995. But even before Martelly’s inauguration on May 14, the Haitian Army…