Haitian

Stories about Haitian immigrants in the U.S.

François Duvalier, or "Baby Doc," the former president of Haiti, greeted people at his hotel upon his return to Haiti

In Deciphering Duvalier’s Motives, Haitian Immigrants Look to History

Almost a quarter century after he was overthrown in a popular uprising, former Haitian president Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier resurfaced in his earthquake devastated country on January 16. Haitians in the U.S. are trying to make sense of what his arrival means in a time of political uncertainty.