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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 […]

Wyclef Jean May Consider Run for Presidency — Is This the Haitian Elite’s Answer to Its Lavalas Problem?

July 25, 2010

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Young, famous, a man of means, nephew of Haitian ambassador to US.  These things can’t hurt if you are going to run for president, but is the Haitian elite putting Jean in the race to syphon votes from Lavalas party supporters?  The Lavalas party was barred from the last three elections and Preval has stated that the party will be banned […]