Cese el terror duvalierista/Stop Duvalier’s Terrorism

Also known as “Baby Doc,” Jean-Claude Duvalier terrorized Haiti from 1971 to 1986, picking up where his father François “Papa Doc” Duvalier had left off. Duvalier’s army and the dreaded Tonton Macoutes death squad systematically beat, imprisoned, tortured, and killed the regime’s political opponents. Nearly 50,000 Haitians were killed under the combined reign of father and son. Duvalier and his profligate wife, Michèle Bennett, looted hundreds of millions of dollars while the Haitian people starved, forcing Haiti to become dependent on foreign aid.

Jeena Shah, “Prosecuting Duvalier,” Counterpunch (11 January 2012)

Image: Félix Beltrán Concepcíon, Cese el terror duvalierista. Stop Duvalier‘s Terrorism. (197o-79?). Source: Sam L. Slick Collection of Latin American Political Posters, University of New Mexico.

This entry was posted in Haiti and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.


  1. Posted January 16, 2012 at 9:30 am | Permalink

    Cese el terror duvalierista | Stop Duvalier’s terrorism: http://t.co/zeGnH7pq #archives #haiti

  2. Posted January 16, 2012 at 1:14 pm | Permalink

    Duvalier’s terrorism: http://t.co/zeGnH7pq #archives #haiti

  3. Posted February 7, 2013 at 10:34 am | Permalink

    Cese el terror duvalierista/Stop Duvalier’s Terrorism: http://t.co/GQ2Vt6Eg #haiti

4 Trackbacks

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>