What's up, now down doc

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/05/2014 - 10:30

Baby doc, son of "Papa Doc" is dead. Haiti's former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier died of a heart attack in the capital Port-au-Prince aged 63, official sources say.

Duvalier, junior was 19 in 1971, when he inherited the title of "president-for-life" from his father, the notorious Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier.

They were accused of corruption, human rights abuses and repression in a rule, which finally came to an end during an uprising brought about by repression and massive unrest in 1986 when he fled to France.

Following 25 years of exile in France, baby came home to Haiti in 2011.