Haiti: Coming to a Boil

Haiti has not been treated kindly by its black voodoo gods — or by its dicta tor, Francois ("Papa Doc") Duvalier.

The pudgy medicine man has steadily tightened his reign of terror. And ever since last April, when two bombs rocked downtown Port-au-Prince during a na tional party celebrating his 60th birthday and his tenth year in power, Papa Doc has been exercising his authority with a vengeance. In four brutal months, he has:

> Fired five of the ten ministers in his Cabinet.

> Imprisoned Clemard Charles, his chief bagman and president of...

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