Earthquake/CHOLERA

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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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HAITI – A NATION OF LAWS??? ONLY WHEN IT SERVES A PURPOSE.

January 18, 2011
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HAITI – A NATION OF LAWS???  ONLY WHEN IT SERVES A PURPOSE.

January 18, 2011 Prosecutors in Haiti have filed charges of corruption, theft and misappropriation of funds against former dictator Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier. More charges are expected to follow over alleged crimes committed during his 1971-1986 rule. The fact that Haiti has a  20 year Statute of Limitations, for all crimes is obviously being...
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UN Denies Role In Haiti Detaining Duvalier, Pays Montas Calling For It, Kouchner?

January 18, 2011
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UN Denies Role In Haiti Detaining Duvalier, Pays Montas Calling For It, Kouchner?

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, January 18 — With Baby Doc Duvalier apprehended in Haiti, the UN in New York insisted Tuesday at noon that it had nothing to do with the arrest. But the UN has acknowledged to Inner City Press that it is still paying Michele Montas, through June 2011 —...
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Duvalier NOT ARRESTED- RELEASED AND A FREE MAN

January 18, 2011
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Duvalier NOT ARRESTED- RELEASED AND A FREE MAN

JEAN-CLAUDE DUVALIER IS NOT UNDER ARREST, AND IS CURRENTLY ENROUTE TO HIS HOTEL, AS A FREE MAN. He was, as it turns out, never formally arrested. ‎Prosecutors, ignoring Haiti’s 20 year Statute of Limitations in Haiti, have filed charges of corruption, theft and misappropriation of funds against Jean-Claude Duvalier. More charges are expected to...
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH JEAN CLAUDE DUVALIER ARRESTED-Updated-UPDATED AGAIN

January 18, 2011
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FLASH-FLASH-FLASH JEAN CLAUDE DUVALIER ARRESTED-Updated-UPDATED AGAIN

0945 JANUARY 18, 2011 BY PREVAL EVEN THOUGH ANY AND ALL STATUTES RAN OUT 5 YEARS AGO. HOW ABOUT ARRESTING PREVAL FOR RECENT MURDERS OF FRENCH CONSUL AND ROBERT MARCELLO. HOW ABOUT ARRESTING PREVAL AND HIS ASSOCIATES FOR THEIR THEFT OF $198,000,000 FROM PETRO CARAIBE FUNDS DEDICATED TO RELIEF OF 2008 HURRICANE VICTIMS?? PREVAL...
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Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier arrested

January 18, 2011
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Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier arrested

BY JACQUELINE CHARLES AND LESLEY CLARK jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE — Heavily armed Haitian police officers, a judge, attorneys and a chief prosecutor were at a hotel in Port-au-Prince, when former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier was arrested Tuesday. A source said about 11:20 a.m. that Duvalier had been arrested at the posh Karibe Hotel in...
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LIKE COCKROACHES IN THE NIGHT HYPOCRITS APPEAR – EVENS PAUL, VICTOR BENOIT…ETC

January 18, 2011
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LIKE COCKROACHES IN THE NIGHT HYPOCRITS APPEAR – EVENS PAUL, VICTOR BENOIT…ETC

January 18, 2011 Evens Paul, one-time mayor of Port-au-Prince, and coordinator of local gangs, has taken center stage to criticize Jean Claude Duvalier’s return to Haiti. Few remember his pivotal roll in the massacre of Roger Lafontant’s supporters in January of 1991. Several hundred were murdered and Evens Paul has never faced justice for...
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Observers: Duvalier’s return to Haiti puzzling

January 17, 2011
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Observers: Duvalier’s return to Haiti puzzling

By TRENTON DANIEL
tdaniel@MiamiHerald.com Longtime Haiti observers were downright bewildered Sunday night after deposed  Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier made a surprise return to his country after almost 25 years of exile. Speculation over the motives for the return of the 59-year-old Duvalier — who had been living in France — ran rampant. But many observers...
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Former Exile ‘Baby Doc’ Lands In Haiti Amid Praise-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

January 17, 2011
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Former Exile ‘Baby Doc’ Lands In Haiti Amid Praise-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

by Jason Beaubien Jean-Claude Duvalier, once known as Haiti’s president-for-life, has made a surprising returned from exile. The former dictator known as “Baby Doc” is in Port-au-Prince for the first time since he was deposed and forced to flee to Paris in 1986. Duvalier landed at the Port-au-Prince airport Sunday night and was whisked...
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