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Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide Wants To Return To Haiti

If Aristide does return, political instability in an impoverished nation struggling to dig itself out from the massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake... more »

Aristide wants to return - New Passport Denied

Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the former Haitian president who was ousted in a 2004 coup and now lives in exile in South Africa... more »

Duvalier Supporters Calling for The arrest of President Rene Preval

Duvalier supporters gathered outside the court, burning tires, chanting slogans and calling for the arrest of President Rene Preval,then cheering as... more »

Haiti's system allows for pretrial detention, but Duvalier was allowed to

According to defense attorney Gervais Charles, the case is now in the hands of a judge of instruction who will decide whether there is enough... more »

Jean Claude Duvalier Accused of Corruption, embezzlement

A judge will decide whether former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier will be tried on charges that include corruption and embezzlement for... more »

The Real Reasons Behind the Arrest Jean Claude Duvalier Arresst

Duvalier assumed power in 1971 at age 19 following the death of his father, Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier. The father and son presided over one of... more »

What Does Duvalier Abrupt Return Mean?

Rupert Colville, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said Tuesday that Duvalier's return increases the chance that he could be charged with... more »

Duvalier has also been accused of pilfering millions of dollars

Ex-Haitian dictator Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier arrested by the Haitian Police on tuesday. He' as been accused of pilfering millions of dollars... more »

Duvalier Vs Haiti - WHY? WHY Now?

He has not yet publicly commented on why he came back to Haiti. His companion, Roy, told reporters he would stay three days Duvalier, 59, was calm... more »

Thousand supporter cheer on Former Despot Jean-Claude

Ex-Haitian dictator Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier arrested, but thousand supporters cheer on former despot. more »

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