Earthquake/CHOLERA

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Bob Barr, Ed Marger Hold Press Conference with Baby Doc

January 22, 2011
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Bob Barr, Ed Marger Hold Press Conference with Baby Doc

Posted By – Ben Mayer: PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — In his first major press conference since his unlikely return to Haiti, former Haitian premiere Jean-Claude Duvalier told mobs of jostling press it was the earthquake that brought “Baby Doc” back. Alongside him were two unlikely attorneys from North Georgia, Bob Barr and Ed Marger. “His...
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Duvalier in Haiti: ‘Baby Doc’ calls for reconciliation

January 22, 2011
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Duvalier in Haiti: ‘Baby Doc’ calls for reconciliation

Former Haitian leader Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has called for national reconciliation in his most extensive speech since he returned to the country on Sunday after 25 years in exile. He said his surprise return had been prompted by last year’s earthquake and his desire to help rebuild the country. Mr Duvalier also wanted...
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Haiti cholera death rate slows, toll nears 4,000-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 20, 2011
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Haiti cholera death rate slows, toll nears 4,000-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE – The death rate in Haiti’s months-long cholera outbreak has slowed significantly in the last week of reported cases, according to the latest official figures released Wednesday. The Health Ministry said 3,889 people have died since the discovery of the epidemic in mid-October through January 16 — an increase of 51 deaths in...
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In Haiti, as Montas Sues Duvalier While Paid by UN, Stonewall by UN on Whether Lawsuit Vetted Under UN Rules, & by Whom

January 20, 2011
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In Haiti, as Montas Sues Duvalier While Paid by UN, Stonewall by UN on Whether Lawsuit Vetted Under UN Rules, & by Whom

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, January 20 — The criminal complaint in Haiti against Baby Doc Duvalier was filed by Michele Montas, who is currently being paid by the UN as a Special Adviser. After long refusing to answer whether and how much the UN is paying Ms. Montas, the UN finally confirmed...
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Duvalier: I have no presidential ambitions

January 20, 2011
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Duvalier: I have no presidential ambitions

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier disputed reports by one of his lawyers and a former government functionary Wednesday declaring that he had presidential ambitions. The hastily prepared statement, signed by the former dictator, says “I formally deny all political statements, vague or otherwise that are attributed to me.” The...
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Lawyer: Haiti mum on Aristide passport request-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 19, 2011
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Lawyer: Haiti mum on Aristide passport request-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The Associated Press Wednesday, January 19, 2011; 11:30 AM SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A former lawyer for ex-Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide says the ousted leader has applied for a Haitian passport but has never heard back from his homeland’s government. The head of the Boston-based Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti says...
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Duvalier’s millions in Switzerland likely to be returned to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 19, 2011
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Duvalier’s millions in Switzerland likely to be returned to Haiti-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Moni Basu (CNN) — The sun had not risen yet on that February day in 1986 when Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s eight-vehicle motorcade of luxury cars and jeeps arrived at the Port-au-Prince airport, then named for his father. Surrounded by soldiers and about 100 journalists who came to witness the end of an...
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Haiti detains ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier for questioning

January 19, 2011
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Haiti detains ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier for questioning

By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times January 19, 2011 As an inquiry is launched into allegations that he stole millions while in power, former dictator Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier is briefly held and released. Rights groups demand he be charged with crimes against humanity, but he has many admirers in the nation he once...
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Ignoring 20 year statute of limitations, which ran out in 2006, charges filed against ex-dictator Jean-Claude `Baby Doc’ Duvalier-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 18, 2011
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Ignoring 20 year statute of limitations, which ran out in 2006, charges filed against ex-dictator Jean-Claude `Baby Doc’ Duvalier-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Posted on Tue, Jan. 18, 2011 BY JACQUELINE CHARLES, LESLEY CLARK and TRENTON DANIEL jcharles@MiamiHerald.com THONY BELIZAIRE / STAFF Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier is arrested January 18 2011 by police in the Karibe Hotel in Port-au-Prince. Police took Duvalier from his hotel Tuesday and headed to the prosecutor’s office, witnesses said...
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