Return of exiled leader has fragile Haiti on edge

Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, right, looks on with his wife Mildred Aristide, left, during a press conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. Exiled former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide said Friday he was ready to return to his quake-devastated country, but it was not clear when or how.

March 16, 2011 7:15:16 AM PDT
The church where Jean-Bertrand Aristide once preached and military thugs tried to assassinate him is a ruin now, destroyed by the earthquake that left much of Haiti's capital in ruins, but the allure of the priest-turned-president remains strong among the jobless men who congregate nearby.

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