Bill Clinton will be named special UN envoy to Haiti, the former president's spokesman Matt McKenna said Monday.
AN official announcement was expected Tuesday from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, he added.
Clinton is popular among many of Haiti's poor because as president in 1994, he used the threat of military force to oust a dictatorship in the Caribbean nation.
US Army troops and Marines then quickly arrived to pave the way for the return of elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who had been ousted in a coup.
Haiti is the Western hemisphere's poorest country and has been mired in political and social turmoil for decades.
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