Jean-Claude Duvalier referred to Airport as Francois Duvalier International Airport

We observed that during his first official press conference since returning to Haiti, Jean-Claude Duvalier referred to the Airport in Port-au-Prince as "Francois Duvalier Airport".


The current airport in Port-au-Prince was built in 1965 and Named "Francois Duvalier Airport". After Jean-Claude Duvalier was exiled in France in 1986, the name of the airport was changed to "Port-au-Prince airport". It was again renamed in 2003 to "Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport.

That was the video where in his press conference, Jean-Claude Duvalier referred to the current airport in Port-au-Prince not as "Toussaint L'Ouverture International Airport" as the new official name to the airport since Jean-Claude went on exile but rather by its original name: Francois Duvalier International Airport.

Did you catch that?

I was informed that the creation of the airport in Port-au-Prince was one of the greatest realizations of the Duvalier regime.

What do you make of it?

Should the Airport in Port-au-Prince go back to its original name?

How about Cite Soleil. Should it be called "Cite Simone Ovide Duvalier"?

How many will vote for "Duvalier-Ville"?

More importantly, can we negotiate on the "Flag" and keep it Blue and Red because Wyclef Jean invested so much time and energy to show our "Blue and Red" all over the world?

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Karolina says...

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