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Lesly Saint-Roc Francois Manigat passed away at the age of 84

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We just learned the sad news. Professor Lesly Saint-Roc François Manigat who has been sick for a long time finally left us. According to his wife Mirlande Manigat, he passed away this morning (June 27, 2014) in his sleep at his home.

Born on August 16, 1930 in Port-au-Prince, Leslie François Manigat was Director of Political Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the 1950s.

In 1963, Mr Manigat was imprisoned two months under the reign of Francois Duvalier. Upon his release, he went into exile in France, then the United States and Venezuela.

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