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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.