Haiti: Papa & His Boy

"Duvalier or Death," read the crudely lettered placards, and 20,000 bewildered peasants herded into Port au Prince obediently tootled bamboo horns, honked on conch shells, and flew kites with painted pictures of "The Renovator." Having brought a crowd to cheer, the dictator who masquerades as Haiti's constitutionally elected President, showed himself in public again and again last week, telling his Negro people that Haiti's problems are economic, not political, and that he has no quarrel with "Monsieur Kennedy, who believes that our continent should be a community of free and independent states." Yet everywhere he drove, Duvalier kept his...

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