PORT-AU-PRINCE – The Haitian government said it has issued a
new passport to former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, enabling him
to end his exile in South Africa and return to Haiti, a government
"The passport was issued on Monday. All the formalities have been completed," the official said, asking to remain anonymous.
One of Aristide's lawyers, Ira Kurzban, said he had not received the passport.