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 est le dictateur de Haiti qui a pille environs 5,7 millions de dollars et les a deposes sur des comptes en Suisse.
The first immigrants (1960s) to form the Haitian hometown associations were exiles from the Duvalier regime.
Duvalier adapts rather than shuns a connection to an African heritage by way of his invocation of Vodou.
The end of the Duvalier regimes gave way to the most recent period of instability, the twice-interrupted presidency--and eventual removal--of Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and the ongoing interference by the United States in Haiti's economics and polities.
7 million to the Duvalier family, saying that the statute of limitations had expired.
1957: Francois Duvalier (center) is elected President.
Duvalier died in 1971 and was succeeded by his son Jean-Claude Duvalier (known as "Baby Doc") who was even more corrupt than his father, forcing the nation deeper into bankruptcy and anarchy.
Morton, president of the Tuskegee Institute, to reform the Haitian educational system under the auspices of the US-hegemonic Good Neighbor Policy; the role of Claude Barnett and US black business interests in promoting the capitalist development of Haiti; the late 1940/50s efforts by NAACP head Walter White to increase tourism to Haiti while still challenging US hegemony of Haitian affairs; the mid-20th century engagement between US black choreographers and efforts to discipline and "theatricalize" Haitian folkloric dance; and the decline in US African American and Haitian relations in response to the Duvalier dictatorship.
FORMER Haitian dictator Jean Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has made a shock return to the country he tortured and pillaged.
He said nothing at the time but revealed after the fall of Haitian dictator "Baby Doc" Duvalier that national officials had threatened to kill him if he did not complete the race.
Haiti's justice system, long an instrument of official impunity for the rich, powerful and well-connected, is busy whitewashing the human rights crimes committed under the country's former dictator and ''president for life,'' Jean-Claude Duvalier.