*Although he faces charges of financial wrongdoing and possibly human rights abuses, former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has no plans to leave his homeland, one of his lawyers said Wednesday.
Attorney Reynold Georges told CNN that Duvalier would fight any charges against him and could very well get back into politics.
“You can bet your life on it,” Georges said, referring to Duvalier’s intention to remain in Haiti. He adding that Duvalier is looking to refurbish one of his old homes
Heavily armed police escorted Duvalier on Tuesday from the suburban Karibe Hotel to a downtown court, where he was questioned for hours. The strongman is facing charges related to the embezzlement of Haitian money for personal gain during his 15-year rule, a government source told CNN.
A judge has 30 days to investigate and decide whether the accusations merit moving forward with a case against Duvalier.
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Watch this interesting and insightful interview with Duvailier’s attorney, Reynold Georges: