Haiti is the only country to have achieved its independence as the result of a successful slave rebellion. This resolution will congratulate a brave country now in its 210th year of independence.
Nelson Mandela was an inspiration to millions of people in South Africa and around the world.
Haiti needs free, fair and inclusive elections in order to have a functioning parliament and a stable, democratic, and effective government.
Forward-leaning statement of support for elected president and alarm at loss of last prime minister. Strong recognition of gravity of situation, strong call on U.S. to be proactive. Uneven in its call for rule of law against Duvalier but not Aristide.