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"Watch Avril," Duvalier told him. "He's your biggest threat." One of Manigat's many
mistakes had been his order demoting Avril. So it was not easy to imagine that
Prosper Avril was the useful tool of the ti soldats. It was not easy to imagine ...
Avril had given in to a few of Aristide's demands, or so it appeared. The General's
tenure in the palace, however, was still far from certain. In the game Avril was
playing, there were plenty of elements besides Aristide. On the night of October
The truth of the matter was that his government was broke, and if the U.S. did not
renew aid soon, Avril would be unable to pay for gas and wheat. There would be
instability. Although after the aborted election of 1987 the American Congress ...
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The rainy season: Haiti since DuvalierUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This welcome interpretation of Haiti provides many insights into a country that few North Americans understand. Wilentz, a journalist, captures the complex cultural ambience and mystery of domestic ... Read full review