Jean-Claude Duvalier

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'Baby Doc' Charged With Corruption

Supporters show up to cheer at court house

(Newser) - Haitian police officially charged Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier with corruption and embezzlement yesterday, putting a damper on his surprise return from exile. Groups of supporters lined the road to scream in outrage as police drove him from his hotel to the courtroom—some even hurled chunks of concrete or... More »

Human Rights Groups: Bust Baby Doc

Haiti urged to arrest former dictator

(Newser) - Former dictator "Baby Doc" Duvalier says he has "come to help" Haiti, but human rights groups say his only place in the nation is behind bars. Duvalier, who returned to Haiti over the weekend after almost 25 years in exile, is accused of massive corruption and extensive human... More »

Exiled Dictator Returns to Haiti After 25 Years

No word on his intentions, but supporters want him to return to power

(Newser) - Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier returned to Haiti today after nearly 25 years in exile, a surprising and perplexing move that comes as his country struggles with a political crisis and the stalled effort to recover from last year's devastating earthquake. Duvalier arrived on an Air France... More »

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