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Haiti Liberte – Kim Ives: A Class Analysis of Baby Doc: Mothballed Playboy Dictator Recalled to Service

January 20, 2011

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  Excellent background and analysis from Kim Ives.  I encourage you to share this article widely.  A Class Analysis of Baby Doc: Mothballed Playboy Dictator Recalled to Service       By Kim Ives  The big question Haitians are asking is: who is behind Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s surprise arrival in Haiti with an expired Haitian […]

Baby Doc’s Lawyer Says He is A “Political Man” and Has “Right to Run” for Haitian Presidency

January 19, 2011

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In a bizarre interview with Al Jazeera’s Sebastian Walker, one of Jean-Claude Duvalier’s lawyers says Baby Doc is a political man and has the right to run for President.  The lawyer also said that if Haiti wanted to bring charges against Baby Doc, it should have done so within ten years of his departure.  The […]

BREAKING: Baby Doc Charged with Theft and Corruption

January 18, 2011

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Al Jazeera’s reporter in Haiti, Sebastian Walker, reports that Haitian prosecutors have charged Duvalier with theft and corruption.  Walker says a large crowd has gathered near the prosecutor’s office and the situation is tense.

Need an Antidote to Baby Doc? Try Stokely Carmichael on Haitian History

January 18, 2011

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The daily slaughtering by Tonton Macoutes and the torture and murder of thousands of Haitians at Ft. Dimanche were all products of the Duvaliers — Papa Doc and Baby Doc.  As if nationwide terror was not enough, Baby Doc did his part by stealing hundreds of millions of dollars from the Haitian people.  From the ransom France forced Haiti to pay beginning in 1825 […]

Baby Doc – Oui, Pres. Aristide – Non? Who Let Baby Doc Back Into Haiti?

January 17, 2011

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He looks scared — he should be. (Photo: NY Times) Actually, the more important question is WHO sent him there and for WHAT?  More on this in the coming days.   Monday, January, 17, 2011 Who Let ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier Back into Haiti? By Tim Padgett In the past 12 months, Haiti — already the […]