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Haitian Coup Leader to Face US Drug Charges

A Haitian politician and former coup leader was arrested and extradited Thursday to the United States, where he is wanted for alleged drug trafficking and money laundering, authorities said. Guy Philippe, who led a coup that drove Jean-Bertrand Aristide from the presidency in 2004, was to take his seat in the Senate Monday, which could have afforded him immunity from some criminal proceedings. Joris Mergelus, head of the anti-drug unit in the Caribbean nation, said Philippe was...

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