Duvalier


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Synonyms for Duvalier

son and successor of Francois Duvalier as president of Haiti

oppressive Haitian dictator (1907-1971)

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La investidura de Duvalier como presidente vitalicio se efectuo finalmente el 22 de julio de 1964.
presence in post-occupation Haiti, its role installing Frangois Duvalier in power was less direct than others claim.
Duvalier adapts rather than shuns a connection to an African heritage by way of his invocation of Vodou.
7 million to the Duvalier family, saying that the statute of limitations had expired.
1986: Haitians dance before the National Palace in Port-au-Prince when Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, Papa Doc's son, is forced from power.
Yanick Lahens: Capturing the Hiccups of the Haitian Society in the Duvalier and Post-Duvalier Eras.
Tras la muerte de Francois Duvalier en 1971, paradojicamente el corrupto sistema haitiano alcanzo cierta solidez cuando su hijo Jean Claude Duvalier, de solo veinte anos de edad, le sustituyo en el poder, heredando la dictadura.
As the years passed and the Duvalier era ended, the remaining stock of Amour, Colere, Folie (as the trilogy was rifled in French) was sold discreetly in New York and Port-au-Prince.
Duvalier inherited the presidency from his father, "Papa Doc," and continued the family tradition of gangster government until being forced to flee the country in 1986.
Although natural disasters like the 2008 hurricanes compounded Haiti's financial troubles, some of the worst debts the country was forced to pay were racked up decades before by the Duvalier dictatorship.
Which Caribbean country was ruled by the controversial Dr Francois Duvalier from 1957 to 1971?
The Swiss government has frozen bank accounts linked to former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier for another year.
And any ventures into the Duvalier regime's capital, Port-au-
Francois and Jean-Claude Duvalier were both President of which country?
WE'RE all at sea, somewhere between Saint Martin and Labadee, a small peninsular attached to Haiti, where lifetime president 'Papa Doc' Duvalier used to be spectacularly horrible until he died, after which his son, 'Baby Doc' Duvalier, continued the tradition.