| Feb 6, 2015
| 11:35 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti He is one one of the country's most well-known politicians, but now newly installed Prime Minister Evans Paul is seen by many as little more than a figurehead for a government that appears to be drowning in a sea of political and economic troubles.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Mr. Coffee inventor Edmund Abel
Writer Maya Angelou
Actress Lauren Bacall
Video game pioneer Ralph Baer
Economist Gary Becker
Actress and diplomat Shirley Temple Black
Editor Ben Bradlee
Comedian David Brenner
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:52 AM
It's hard to read "Ready to Burst," first published in 1968 when the dictatorship of François (Papa Doc) Duvalier was at its most vicious depths, and not weep bitter tears about Haiti today. In many ways the book feels as if it could have just been...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
There have been some murmurings that former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier might get a state funeral in Haiti.
Rather than spending money on a funeral, how about just putting up a sign that says “Good Riddance.&...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, a former dictator of Haiti whose dynastic rule helped condemn the country to endemic poverty and violence before he was ousted by a popular uprising, died Saturday in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. He was 63.