BBC NEWS | Americas | Kerry gets blame for Haiti unrest: “The commander of the UN peacekeepers in Haiti has linked a recent upsurge in violence there to comments made by the US presidential candidate, John Kerry.

Earlier this year Mr Kerry said that as president he would have sent American troops to protect Jean-Bertrand Aristide who was ousted from power in February.

The Brazilian UN general, Augusto Heleno, said Mr Kerry’s comments had offered ‘hope’ to Aristide supporters. Much of the recent unrest has centred on areas loyal to Mr Aristide.” More…This is the kind of rhetoric a Senator should know could have assed fuel to the fire kindling in Haiti once again.