In death, 'Baby Doc' Duvalier continues to stir passions in Haiti
The old man keeping watch remembered a time not long ago when a frail-looking Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier would pull into the parking lot near Haiti's razed presidential palace, step from behind the wheel and slowly turn to say a few words.
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How Will Haiti Reckon with the Duvalier Years?The New Yorker
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Haiti's long-delayed election likely postponed again
And, on the week that former strongman Jean-Claude Duvalier's death revived memories of Haiti under dictatorship, observers warned this could leave the country's current leader free to rule the impoverished Caribbean nation by decree. Four years after ...
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This Monday Lucien Jura, the spokesman of the Presidency announced that the Government had decided to hold a state funeral for former President Jean-Claude Duvalier "This should be a state funeral, is what the protocol requires, because it is a former ...
How Will Haiti Reckon with the Duvalier Years?The New YorkerJean-Claude Duvalier was the grandson of Duval Duvalier, an immigrant from the French Caribbean colony of Martinique. He was also, in crucial ways, the son of a U.S. occupation of Haiti. That ...Read More »
Community honors Lewiston hit-and-run victim
Deus was taken into custody at New York's JFK Airport as police said he was trying to flee to Haiti. Kubeloso's friends and neighbors said the two had an odd relationship and that she feared for her life. Some also said Kubeloso was scheduled to meet ...
Death of US-Backed Ex-Dictator "Baby Doc" Duvalier Won't End Haitian Victims ...
The former U.S.-backed dictator of Haiti, Jean-Claude Duvalier, known as "Baby Doc," has died at 63. Duvalier ruled Haiti from 1971 to 1986, taking power after the death of his father who had ruled since 1957. Baby Doc's death came just months after a ...
Texas: Guards Accused of Sexually Assaulting Immigrants at Private Detention ...Democracy NowImmigrant women imprisoned in South Texas have accused guards of sexually assaulting them. The Karnes County detention center just opened in August. It is run ...Read More »
Haitilibre.comHaiti - Diplomacy : Chancellor Brutus in Mexico for strengthening bilateral ...Haitilibre.comOn Tuesday, as part of the celebration this year of the 85th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Haiti and Mexico co...Read More »
Competency-Based Education: No More Semesters?
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"I went to a four-year university." "That job requires a one-year certificate." "It's a two-semester course." "She's a fifth-year senior." What do these expressions have in common? They use time as the yardstick for higher education. Essentially, this ...
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In The Anniversary Of A Shipwreck, A Reminder Of The Immigrant Experience
Mayor Walsh used his trip as an occasion to speak about the deeply felt connections of diaspora communities to their countries of origin, noting the similarities between his family's journey and those of the Haitian-American politicians in Boston such ...