What was he thinking? Why did he come back to Haiti? He had to know this was going to happen.
Haitian police escorted former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier from a luxury hotel in Port-au-Prince Tuesday, two days after Duvalier’s surprise return to the country after nearly 25 years in exile.
Authorities in Haiti have charged former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier with corruption, theft and misappropriation of funds, two days after he made an unexpected return to his homeland after 25 years in exile in France.
Duvalier, who was not wearing handcuffs, waved to a crowd that had assembled outside the Hotel Karibe as police led him to a waiting car Tuesday.
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It’s almost inconceivable that Baby Doc Duvalier would return to Haiti, knowing he would face serious charges, without an intention on entering politics again and/or seizing power. It’s amazing that Haiti even let him back in the country. And now Jean-Bertrand Aristide wants to return to Haiti too? What, is there a deposed despot convention in Port-au-Prince or something?
/these developments don’t bode well for Haiti’s future and Haiti’s present is already an ongoing day to day disaster
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