Jean Claude Duvalier
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.
Many Haitian-Americans in South Florida are demanding that Jean-Claude Duvalier be tried for decades of alleged human rights abuses.
South Florida’s Little Haiti community is calling for justice tonight amidst shock over the news that former Haitian dictator Jean Claude Duvalier has returned to Haiti.
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: