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  1. The woman who should be president of Haiti to speak in Oakland April 23Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View

    ... she served as secretary in her medical students' association, a militant opponent of the dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier. At great personal risk, she demonstrated against the first coup against Aristide in 1991, then joined the staff of the second ...

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  2. Lawsuit filed against Massachusetts man for alleged warcrimes committed in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Jurist

    ... drug trafficking and money laundering. In February 2014 an appellate court found that Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier who ruled the nation for 15 years, could be charged [JURIST report] with crimes against humanity committed during his reign ...

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  3. Former Haitian president dead at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... 14 May 2011. Prval remains the only Haitian head of state to have completed two terms since the fall of Jean-Claude Duvalier in 1986. "I learned with sadness the death of former President Ren Prval. I prostrate myself before the remains of this ...

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  4. Haiti Announces Six Days of Mourning Following The Death of Former PresidentRead the original story

    Monday Mar 6 | WINN FM 98.9

    ... 2006 to 2011 and remains the only Haitian Head of State to have completed two terms since the fall of Jean-Claude Duvalier in 1986. Meanwhile, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados have expressed condolences to Haiti on the passing of Preval who lived in ...

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  5. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... on the first untethered spacewalk, which lasted nearly six hours. In 1986, Haitian President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier fled his country, ending 28 years of his family's rule. In 1991, Jean-Bertrand Aristide was inaugurated as the first ...

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  6. Commentary: Haiti's fateful number sixtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Jean Herv Charles Haiti this year on September 22, 2017, will register 60 years of descent into an abyss without so far, reaching a plateau. It has a population at 60 percent under the age of 25 years old facing the prospect of inadequate education and formation that will lead inevitably into further misery in the future.

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  7. Resisting the Lynching of Haitian LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Counterpunch

    A protestor is arrested by masked police during a pro-democracy march in Port au Prince. Protestors are demanding full probe of the fraudulent November 20th election.

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  8. Former Haiti coup leader pleads not guilty to US drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Jurist

    ... only Haitian offcials to stand trial. In February 2014 an appellate court found that Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier who ruled the nation for 15 years, could be charged [JURIST report] with crimes against humanity committed during his reign in ...

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  9. The U.S. Elections: End of Empire? A View from HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Counterpunch

    ... Martelly proved to be a political force, opening the doors for the return of deposed dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier. The $16 billion in aid and reconstruction occurred under his - and the Clintons' - watch, a boon for politically-connected foreign ...

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  10. A Haitian warlord meets his match in Hurricane MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in Pestel to a family with political connections that ran all the way to the president at the time, Jean-Claude Duvalier. He attended the best schools in Haiti before heading abroad, to Mexico and Ecuador, to study. Guy Philippe, one of the most ...

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  11. Haiti picks itself up, gets knocked back downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The Daily Courier

    I have to wonder why does fate seem to choose those who are already struggling to suffer through new disasters? It was already the poorest nation in the Americas. The UN calculates that 75 per cent of the people live on less than $2 a day.

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  12. Mother Teresa canonized amid controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | The Daily Campus

    ... the Church. Furthermore, her dealings with less than reputable personalities, such as Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier and financier Charles Keating put at odds her lifetime commitment of helping the needy against working with such albeit ...

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  13. .com | Sainthood, the real truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | News24

    ... from his employees' pension funds She received the Legion d'Honneur from the dictator of Haiti, named Jean-Claude Duvalier, who stole millions of dollars from the impoverished country Though she received millions of dollars for her charity homes, ...

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  14. Mother Teresa declared a saint by Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | KHOU-TV Houston

    VATICAN CITY Mother Teresa, the diminutive Albanian nun whose work to feed the hungry and comfort the dying in India became the foundation of a new religious order and earned her a Nobel Peace Prize, was named a saint on Sunday by Pope Francis. Tens of thousands of Roman Catholic faithful gathered for the ceremony under a cloudless sky and amid tight security.

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  15. Ap Explains: Saints, miracles and Mother TeresaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Newsday

    ... criticized for the quality of care in her clinics and accused of taking donations from Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier and disgraced American financier Charles Keating. Mother Teresa is most often associated with St. John Paul II, who was pope ...

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  16. Albertans share thoughts on the sainthood of Mother Teresa of CalcuttaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | CBC News

    ... Critics have already dubbed her an "imperfect saint" for taking donations from Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, among others, and for the speed of the process by the church to make her a saint. But Muench said he believes she is worthy, and it ...

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  17. Features 19 mins ago 5:59 a.m.Mother Teresa declared a saint by Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... was criticized for the quality of care in her clinics and for taking donations from Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier and disgraced American financier Charles Keating. Ceremonies around the world were expected to take place to recognize Mother ...

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  18. What Saints, miracles and Mother Teresa meanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... criticized for the quality of care in her clinics and accused of taking donations from Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier and disgraced American financier Charles Keating. Mother Teresa most often is associated with St. John Paul II, who was pope ...

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  19. Mother Teresa canonization: Rare photos of Saint Teresa of CalcuttaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | The Indian Express

    ... criticized for the quality of care in her clinics and accused of taking donations from Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier and disgraced American financier Charles Keating. ( Express archive photo) Live Mother Teresa canonization: Pope Francis to ...

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  20. A halo? An indistinct nebula? Those who beheld her say they were cured of doubt.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Outlook

    ... of the money she received, which were traced back to some notorious indivduals, like Haiti's dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, from whom she even accepted that country's highest honour. She had already faced flak for what were called "cosy ...

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