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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 ...
Prosper Avril was a Duvalierist; many of his friends and associates were
Duvalierists or members of the Haitian elite, or both; he had a strong relationship
with the U.S. Embassy. Neither the Duvalierists, the elite, nor the embassy had
On the night of November 11, six days after the Colonel's demise, two cars forced
the jeep of Prosper Avril's brother-in-law off a downtown street and opened fire.
The man's body, riddled with bullets, was found the next morning. Perhaps the ...
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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