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Jean Claude Duvalier

One Less Dictator on the Planet

Carine Fabius | Posted 10.10.2014 | World
Carine Fabius

I hear the Dalai Lama would disagree with me on this, but my husband and I toasted to the death of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duva...

Remembering my Interview with Jean-Claude Duvalier: On the Occasion of His Death

Kathryn McCullough | Posted 10.06.2014 | World
Kathryn McCullough

Until the last minute I didn't believe it would happen. As we wound our way up the dark, mountain road into the hills outside of Port-au-Prince, I didn't know what to expect. I had read that Baby Doc lived on Montagne Noir, but we weren't headed in that direction.

Haitian Ex-Dictator 'Baby Doc' Dead At 63

AP | EVENS SANON and TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 10.06.2014 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Jean-Claude Duvalier, who presided over what was widely acknowledged as a corrupt and brutal regime as the self-proclai...

Haiti: In the Kingdom of Impunity

Michael Deibert | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Michael Deibert

There are many striking sights to be seen in Haiti today. In the north of the country, where over 200 years ago a revolt of slaves began that would ev...

Advocacy Groups Urge Haiti To Pursue Abuse Case Against Former Dictator

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — International advocacy groups urged Haitian authorities on Wednesday not to drop a rights abuse case against former dict...

After Charles Taylor, Justice for Haiti?

Michael Deibert | Posted 04.26.2012 | World
Michael Deibert

It is time that the government of Haitian president Michel Martelly and Haiti's parliament ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and give the victims of Haiti the justice that they have so long been denied.

UN: Former Haiti Dictator Must Be Tried

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s human rights office has sharply criticized a Haitian judge's recommendation against trying former dictator Jean-Claude Duva...

Former Haitian Dictator Won't Be Charged With Murder, Torture, Disappearances

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2012 | World

By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Former Haitian dictator Jean Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier will face trial for ...

Haiti President To Meet With Ousted Former Leaders

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's new president met with former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvali...

Notes From Haiti's Long Hot Summer

Michael Deibert | Posted 08.24.2011 | Impact
Michael Deibert

So the country, where an estimated 634,000 survivors of the quake still live in makeshift settlements in and around the capital, remains without a government.

In Haiti, Reliving Duvalier, Waiting for Aristide

Laura Flynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Flynn

For the veterans of this struggle to have to watch Jean-Claude Duvalier return a free man to the scene of his crimes now was excruciating.