Duvalier


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Duvalier

1. Fran?ois , known as Papa Doc. 1907--71, president of Haiti (1957--71)
2. his son, Jean-Claude , known as Baby Doc. born 1951, Haitian statesman; president of Haiti 1971--86; deposed and exiled
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Duvalier installed himself as a satisfaction that supplanted and usurped the familial.
The legal challenges revealed by the Duvalier case are not unique.
Lahens examines with a magnifying lens the conditions of men and women under the Duvalier dictatorship as well as during the troubled transition period of the post-Duvalier era.
Cuando a mediados de los 1980's la violencia de Duvalier llego a extremos insoportables y ya numerosas organizaciones internacionales denunciaban al regimen por violar abiertamente los derechos humanos, una gran mayoria de haitianos comenzo a movilizarse, desbordando al ejercito.
And yet, she must have ached for her nation, as the official tally of those killed during the Duvalier era continued to climb, eventually reaching an estimated 30,000-50,000 people.
At Haiti's low point, the goal of the United States and the world should be to help Haitians prove Duvalier wrong.
3 million that many Haitians consider to have been stolen from public funds before Duvalier was ousted in 1986--something he has always denied.
All involve Haitians who suffered through the dreadful presidencies of "Papa Doc" Duvalier and his son, "Baby Doc"; a period of nearly 30 years of the most repressive and fearful stability.
A variant, in which the blue stripe is replaced with a black one and the stripes run vertically, was adopted briefly in 1805 and was also in use between 1964 and 1986, during the Duvalier regime.
In nonfiction, Amy Wilentz's The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier (Simon & Schuster, 1989) is considered a must-read for foreign journalists planning to work in Haiti, as is Bernard Diedrich's Papa Doc: Haiti and Its Dictator (Penguin, 1972).
No hicimos sino agregar los problemas causados por Lavalas (el movimiento politico de Aristide) a los problemas que subsistian desde el periodo de Duvalier.