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Haiti to receive 5.8 from Switzerland on Jean-Claude Duvalier's behalf

The final process to return $5.8 million to Haiti is underway.

The assets of Jean-Claude Duvalier has been frozen in a Swiss bank since 1986
, collecting dusts. The Swiss government announced that the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) initiated forfeiture proceedings before the Federal Administrative Court (FAC) concerning the Duvalier assets frozen in Switzerland.

Frozen since 1986? I guess by now it is a hard rock.......

The "Haitian Joudalist" has learned that if everything goes according to plan, Switzerland may return up to $5.8 million to the Haitian Government

I am repeating it again: $5.8 million!

Don't you see anything wrong with this picture?

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Is Jean-Claude Duvalier in Haiti for financial reasons

Issue 1: A new Swiss law to be effective February 1, 2011 allows the Swiss authorities to return close to $7 million frozen in Jean-Claude Duvalier's account to the Haitian government.

Issue 2: On January 16, 2011, just 15 days before the law takes effect, former Haitian President Jean-Claude Duvalier is in Haiti, at the surprise of Many. The former Haitian dictator says he is in Haiti because he wants to help his country.

Issue 3: Jean-Claude Duvalier hired Bob Barr, a former US Congressman, as his advisor. He is also requested the services of two other American lawyers include: Ed Marger and Mike Puglise to help Jean-Claude to unlock frozen funds from Swiss Banks.

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Why did Jean-Claude Duvalier really return to Haiti?

The return of Jean-Claude Duvalier to Haiti make many people to ask the questions: Why?, Why now?, what are the intents?

Is it really because he wants to help his country as Jean-Claude Duvalier stated?

Does he have a political plan that we do not know about yet?

Did Jean-Claude Duvalier make an intelligent calculation on the potential charges that would likely file against him and also develop a strategy to deal with them.

Speculation on why Jean-Claude Duvalier returned to Haiti raised the point that Duvalier made a calculated judgment that this is the best possible moment to return to Haiti. The justice system in Haiti is still shaky and can be influenced.

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