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Jean-Claude Duvalier: Dead But Not Gone

AFRICANGLOBE - Jean-Claude (Baby Doc) Duvalier, responsible for the death of thousands and the theft of millions, who moved openly in the society of Haitian elites protected by the government, died on Oct. 4 a free man. He reportedly suffered a heart attack at the home of an associate in a wealthy enclave above Port-au-Prince.

Jean-Claude Duvalier Dead: Former Haiti Dictator Dies From Heart Attack At...

AFRICANGLOBE - Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, known as 'Baby Doc', has died of a heart attack aged 65. Duvalier was notorious for human rights abuses and corruptions as he used terror to keep his people in line in Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas.

Haiti Postpones Court Date For Former Dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier

AFRICANGLOBE - A court hearing scheduled for Haiti’s former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier has been postponed for two weeks, due to an overlap with the 27th anniversary of the former dictator’s ousting. Duvalier may face charges in the capital, Port-au-Prince, for crimes against humanity for human rights abuses.

‘Baby Doc’ Ruling a Frightening Development for Haiti

Before President Michel Martelly took office in May 2011, Haiti's top prosecutor had recommended that former strongman Jean-Claude Duvalier face trial for the abuses...

Haitian Judge’s Ruling Exempts Duvalier From Prosecution for Human Rights Violations

Human rights groups harshly criticized a Haitian judge Monday after he recommended former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier face trial only on corruption charges — and...

Haiti Protesters Disrupt Amnesty Int’l Presser

Supporters of former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier disrupted a news conference about abuses during his rule on Thursday, shouting down representatives of Amnesty International as they presented a report aimed at spurring his prosecution on charges of torture, murder and other crimes.