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During his earlier regime and that of Manigat, such a move would have seemed
symbolically inappropriate. Perhaps Manigat was afraid also to live so near the
Presidential Guard. But now that democratic pretense had been dropped, ...
Namphy and his wife and daughter had arrived in Santo Domingo and were
staying at the modern Dominican Concorde Hotel in the same suite Leslie
Manigat had occupied when he was deposed. Haitians called it the Presidential
Manigat, right? Fat Leslie.' The minister laughs. "Namphy nods. 'Right, right,' he
says. 'That's the one. Let's run him.' "And so," my friend predicted, laughing, "we
will have an endless round of Manigat elections and Namphy coups. It doesn't ...
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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