Summary


1915: US invades.

1934-1947: US fiscal control.

1956: Duvalier seizes power.

1971: Duvalier succeeded by son.

1986: Duvalier flees Haiti.

1988: Coup.

1990: Aristide elected president in Haiti's first democratic election.

1991: Aristide ousted in a coup backed by the US.

1991-1994: Military rule. FRAPH deathsquad funded by US.

1993: UN imposes sanctions.

1994: Aristide returns under US conditions.

1996: Preval becomes president.

1999: Preval rules by decree.

2000: Aristide elected president again. US declares embargo.

2001: Apparent coup attempt.

2003: Voodoo recognised.

2004: US supported coup ousts Aristide.