Haiti: Going Badly for Papa Doc

"Welcome to Haiti," read the huge sign on Port-au-Prince's Main Street near Bowen Airport. Near by, tied to a wooden chair in a police pickup truck, was a bloated yellow corpse, covered with flies. The display, on view for 24 hours and set up just 15 days after Haiti kicked off a major tourist campaign, was one more warning from Dictator François Duvalier to his fellow Haitians: stay tame, or else.

The body was the grisliest evidence yet that the guerrilla war in Haiti's backlands is not going well for Duvalier. According to...

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