Baby Doc's return condemned

The Canadian government has condemned the sudden return to Haiti of former dictator Jean-Claude (Baby Doc) Duvalier on Jan. 17, fearing his presence could further destabilize the already fragile country, the Winnipeg Free Press reported. Tens of thousand of people died during his 29-year rule, while thousands more were forced in exile, many fleeing to Montreal. Former governor general Michäelle Jean said she was "astounded" at the news and suggested he should face justice for his crimes.

Published: Wednesday, 01/19/2011 12:00 am EST

The Canadian government has condemned the sudden return to Haiti of former dictator Jean-Claude (Baby Doc) Duvalier on Jan. 17, fearing his presence could further destabilize the already fragile country, the Winnipeg Free Press reported. Tens of thousand of people died during his 29-year rule, while thousands more were forced in exile, many fleeing to Montreal. Former governor general Michäelle Jean said she was "astounded" at the news and suggested he should face justice for his crimes.

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