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Breaking: "Baby Doc" Duvalier in Custody. Preval's Distraction?

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"Because of the crowd they decided to go with him by the back. So we all run to the back and the white van went by the back gate and they closed it. Even the police has to jump over the gate to go inside."

Jean-Claude Duvalier and his wife were taken to the prosecutor's office in the blue SUV pictured below. Security around the national penitentiary has been reinforced.

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Andre Paultre reports, "He waved with his hand twice walking down from the 3rd floor. He did look very happy. He tried to smile. You can see he looks sick. On our way down now on Canape Vert street people are putting stones on the streets to stop the cars."



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At approximately 10:15 EST  Haitian Police Commissioner La Croix, government commissioner Aristidas, and Judge Ambroise Gabriel converged on Room 303 of the Karibe Hotel to issue an arrest warrant for former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc'' Duvalier. The US Embassy confirms through sources that Duvalier is about to be arrested. A Reynold Georges, who says he is Duvalier's lawyer has also arrived on the scene.

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Georgianne Nienaber is an investigative environmental and political writer. She lives in rural northern Minnesota and South Florida. Her articles have appeared in The Society of Professional Journalists' Online Quill Magazine, the Huffington (more...)

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