Papa Doc


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Noun1.Papa Doc - oppressive Haitian dictator (1907-1971)
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Examples from recent history include Fidel Castro of Cuba, Idi Amin of Uganda, father-and-son Papa Doc and Baby Doc Duvalier of Haiti, Manuel Noriega of Panama, and Muammar Ghadafy of Libya.
1 Charles Manson was convicted of the Tate murders 2 Idi Amin seized power in Uganda 3 Gene Hackman starred in The French Connection 4 Baby Doc succeeded Papa Doc in Haiti impossipuzzles "A new teacher, eh?
And, if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was a reformer as so many American officials once insisted because he was a Western-educated doctor, wouldn't the same logic mean that Haiti's notorious dictator Papa Doc Duvalier would have been a reformer as well?
occupation and Haiti's "second independence"; the Duvalier regimes of Papa Doc and Baby Doc; Aristide's three terms; the damaging effects of foreign-aid "development" projects; and the 2010 earthquake.
His Whicker's World show lasted more than 30 years and gave viewers a glimpse of exotic lifestyles which were beyond most people's reach and saw him interviewing people including Peter Sellers and Papa Doc Duvalier.
His Whicker's World show lasted more than 30 years and gave viewers a glimpse of exotic jetset lifestyles which were beyond most people's reach and saw him interviewing the rich, glamorous and powerful including Peter Sellers, the Sultan of Brunei and Haitian dictator Papa Doc Duvalier.
Baby Doc had taken overaged 19 from his father Papa Doc Duvalier in 1971.
Other Haitians arrived in the 20th century fleeing political upheaval, poverty and oppression during the barbaric regime of Papa Doc Duvalier, which held power from the 1950s to '70s, marked by reigns of terror and the brutality of his private militia, the Tonton Macoutes.
He also got to meet Haitian dictator Papa Doc Duvalier - describing him as "a little roly-poly man in a homburg" after filming him touring Port-au-Prince throwing money out of the window of his Mercedes.
A few references such as those related to the Griot movement of the 1930's, which encouraged both the adoption of an African-based political system and the adoption of Voodoo as Haiti's national religion, should be included in the appropriate categories especially since the movement produced Presidents Estime (1946), Magloire (1950) and Papa Doc Duvalier (1957).
don't ask me why it was called so; Haiti's Papa Doc Duvalier's infamous secret police were called by that name
At the time, I believe this phenomenon affected our initial support for Papa Doc in Haiti, Juan Bosch in the Dominican Republic and the coup in Vietnam against Ngo Dinh Diem.