France New Twists

Baby Doc sues hosts, sits tight

The juicy French farce starring Jean-Claude ("Baby Doc") Duvalier took several new turns last week. For starters, the former Haitian dictator brought a lawsuit against his French hosts. He charged that the government had mounted "multiple attacks on the personal liberties" of himself, his elegant wife Michele and the rest of his family. He insisted that the French have held them in "solitary confinement" at the exclusive Hotel de l'Abbaye in the Alpine village of Talloires.

Efforts by the U.S. and France to find Baby Doc a new home continued to be unavailing. The latest country to reject a feeler: tiny...

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