Papa Doc


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Noun1.Papa Doc - oppressive Haitian dictator (1907-1971)
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Baby Doc succeeded Papa Doc in Haiti impossipuzzles "Yes, five children, two boys and three girls," said Paul.
Of which Caribbean country was Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier the president?
Unbeknown to Buhari and his coterie of followers of Papa Doc of Haiti, national security has been redefined by security scholars in today's modern democratic world as security of food, clothing and shelter of the people.
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.
By in the end of the 1950s, though, the FAd'H would be overshadowed by a greater power: the merciless and corrupt dictatorial dynasty of Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier and his son, Jean-Claude "Bebe Doc" Duvalier.
Haiti's ruler, Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier, died after 14 years in power - surviving six assassination attempts.
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 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.
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.
1971: Haiti's ruler, Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier, has died after 14 years in power.
Perhaps the best-known example is the Hotel Oloffson, a 19th-century mansion that serves as a key setting for Graham Greene's ''The Comedians,'' a novel about Haiti under dictator Francois ''Papa Doc'' Duvalier.