Haiti: A Warning to Renegades

The government pamphlets circulating in Port-au-Prince last week left little to the imagination. "Dr. Francois Duvalier will fulfill his sacrosanct mission. He has crushed and will always crush the attempts of the opposition. Think well, renegades. Here is the fate awaiting you and your kind." Below was a photograph of three severed heads torn from the bodies of captured anti-Duvalier guerrillas and displayed at Haiti's National Palace. Just in case anyone missed the message, "Papa Doc" administered yet another object lesson to his opposition. In a chilling ceremony at Port-au-Prince's "Ex-terieur" cemetery, he staged Haiti's first-public execution in...

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