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But then the Tontons Macoute , fearing for their security if Duvalier left , backed
out , Duvalier remained , and more negotiations had to be undertaken , during
which the Army promised protection to the Macoute hierarchy . According to
The Army , Duvalier was well aware , had historically been the undoing of one
Haitian ruler and the maker of the next . In his own case this was true : he had
risen to power with help from the armed forces after the previous President was ...
Haiti Since Duvalier Amy Wilentz. while the iron is hot , ” they told him . “ All over
the country it is being done . This is our chance to rid ourselves and this country
of this pestilence , ” they said . “ This is the chance for progress to come to Haiti .
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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