Haiti: Return of the Exiles

Since Dictator François Duvalier took power in Haiti seven years ago, thousands upon thousands of Haitians have fled into exile, most of them crossing into the Dominican Republic. The few who returned to fight Duvalier invariably met defeat—and often a grisly death—at the hands of the dictator's henchmen. Last week, a month after Duvalier proclaimed himself "President for life," another small exile band was back in Haiti, attempting to stir up a guerrilla war.

The invaders, possibly fewer than 50 men, landed by boat late last month on Haiti's southern coast, linked up...

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