Duvalier's Impact On Haiti Today

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“One of the world’s poorest countries, Haiti passed through a series of military rulers and dictators after World War II. In 1957, Francois Duvalier, popularly known as “Papa Doc,” seized power. He used the police, military and secret police, known as the Tontons Macoutes, to terrorize opponents. Declaring himself president for life, he looted the state treasury for his personal enrichment” (Edgar et al.1042). Haiti was once a beautiful country but was soon destroyed and corrupted by the greed of their president. Haiti today is faced a dreadful financial hardship. This country surpassed by its attractiveness and past aspect, alongside the modesty and civilization of its people. Haiti, the land of several stunning mountains and society, is
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