A Haitian judge’s recommendation concerning the trial of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier is drawing major criticism.
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier said in a Friday news conference that it was the devastating earthquake that brought him back to Haiti earlier this week.
Jean-Claude Duvalier remains in Haiti but a spokesman says the former Haitian dictator intends to leave when he gets a new passport but he cannot be forced to leave his Caribbean homeland against his will.
Former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has been charged with corruption and embezzlement for reportedly stealing millions of dollars from Haiti’s treasury.
A judge will decide whether former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier will be tried on charges that include corruption and embezzlement for allegedly pilfering the treasury before his 1986 ouster, a lawyer for the ex-strongman said Tuesday.
To welcoming chants of “Duvalier!” The 59 year old former dictator slipped out of France and boarded an Air France passenger jet and accomplished what his critics long said was impossible.
The political group Veye Yo plans to protest Monday in Miami’s Little Haiti the return of Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier to Haiti.
Jean Claude Duvalier, the deposed former strongman of Haiti who has been living in exile for 2 decades, returned to his homeland without notice Sunday, drawing cheers from supporters and surprise from government officials. The reason for “Baby Doc”‘s returning is not clear, but in the past he had offered his services to help resolve Haiti’s problems.
Here is a brief chronology of milestones in the life of ex-Haitian dictator Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier: