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Ousted Haitian Dictator, Jean-Claude Duvalier Dies

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Jean-Claude-Duvalier, the self-proclaimed “president for life” of Haiti whose corrupt and brutal regime sparked a popular uprising that...

Who Let 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Back into Haiti?

In the past 12 months, Haiti — already the western hemisphere's economic basket case — has suffered an epic earthquake that according to latest estimates killed...

Baby Doc Charged, but Duvalier Still Has Fans

Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier probably had every reason to believe that Haiti wouldn't book him when he made his stunning return to the country on Sunday...

Duvalier 2.0? Rebranding Haiti's Former Dictator

The former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has spoken. After spending almost 25 years in exile in France, the self-proclaimed "President for...

Why Aristide Shouldn't Be Allowed Into Haiti

What's remarkable about the statement former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide issued from exile this week is the benign self-image it tries to convey...