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No one approved of Michele, not the Army, not the Duvalierists, not the Tontons
Macoute, not the people. By allowing her and her family and their mulatto circle
free rein to raid the national coffers, Jean-Claude had isolated himself from the ...
Even before Duvalier's fall, with the beginnings of the Dechoukaj movement in
the fall of 1985, a loosely organized, grass-roots movement against the
dictatorship of Port-au-Prince and the Duvalierists had sprung up among the
peasantry and ...
When the CEP refused to validate the candidacies of the Duvalier- ists on
constitutional grounds (the famous Article 291), the junta recognized the
possibility for an alliance: the Duvalierist Army and the so-called Macoutes —
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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