RE: Colonel Octave Cayard, Commandant of the Haitian Coast
At the time of this episode, I was an elementary school teacher in Brooklyn, N.Y. After his fall from favor, Octave Cayard was banished from Haiti and given refuge in the USA. He was given a job as my assistant.
He came across as a very refined gentleman, and I enjoyed our work together.
Colonel Octave Cayard, on the morning of April 24, 1970, led a section of the Haitian Coast Guard into a rebellion against the Duvalier government...
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