With the return of former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier to Haiti this week, and the political chaos stemming from disputed elections, President Rene Preval is under increasing pressure.Marred by allegations of widespread fraud and voter intimidation, the second round of presidential elect
Communist authorities in Cuba have issued more than 75,000 new self-employment licenses to help offset the layoffs of half a million government workers in the coming months.But it's not clear if they can create jobs fast enough.DVD pirates were the first to emerge from the shadows of Cuba's undergro
An associate of Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier said Tuesday a judge has decided to open a formal investigation of the former dictator.Mona Bernadeau, a Senate candidate from Duvalier's political party, says Duvalier has been facing questions from the judge in a closed-door legal session since being
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, who yesterday returned to his island nation from exile, was just taken into custody by police in Port-au-Prince, the cable news networks are reporting.The Associated Press writes that:"The former dictator known as 'Baby Doc' was led through th
Jean-Claude Duvalier, once known as Haiti's president-for-life, has made a surprising returned from exile.The former dictator known as "Baby Doc" is in Port-au-Prince for the first time since he was deposed and forced to flee to Paris in 1986.Duvalier landed at the Port-au-Prince airport Sunday nigh
Last February, violinist Romel Joseph was being treated at a Miami hospital for injuries he suffered during the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The school he founded in Port-au-Prince had literally crushed him in the quake.