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CABINET COMPLETED IN HAITI

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Haiti's interim prime minister completed formation of his Cabinet Wednesday after many prominent Haitians rejected offers to serve, and exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide asserted in a broadcast to his countrymen he was still the nation's constitutional leader.

In a ceremony at the National Palace, 11 Cabinet ministers and four secretaries of state were sworn in. Prime Minister Jean-Jacques Honorat appointed himself as foreign minister.No foreign diplomats were present at the ceremony as member nations of the Organization of American States and the United Nations continued to refuse recognition to the military-installed government.

The international diplomatic community is pressing for the return of Aristide, Haiti's first democratically elected leader, who was ousted in a bloody coup Sept. 30.\