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Duvalier detained after “testing the water” in Haiti with some local support.

Baby Doc Duvalier and his supporters wants his comeback in Haiti.-

Using a diplomatic passport issued by the haitian government, the exiled former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier returned unexpectedly to Haiti on Sunday for the first time since he was expelled from power by a popular revolt in 1986.

Two days after his arrival, haitian prosecutors have charged the former leader Jean-Claude Duvalier with theft and misappropriation of funds during his 15-year rule, which ended in 1986.

Mr Duvalier, also known as Baby Doc, was detained and charged two days after his surprise return to Haiti from exile.

But human rights groups say Mr Duvalier should also face trial for the torture and murder of thousands of people.

The reasons behind Duvalier´s decission to return are not clear. However, there is no doubt that Duvalier´s return is a test and also political move, backed by important local and possibly international forces.

But the fact is that the former dictator Duvalier is back in Haiti as the deeply impoverished country struggles with the aftermath of an earthquake, 300000 haitians dead,  a disputed presidential election and a cholera epidemic that has killed more than 3,750 people.

He is the son of Haiti’s former dictator Francois “Papa Doc” Duvalier, the one who really started with the paramilitary group “Les Tonton Macoutes”.

Baby Doc took power after his father’s death in 1971, becoming one of the world’s youngest dictators and heads-of-state at age 19.

One in exile, Baby Doc lived like a playboy, and after a few years experienced serious economic difficulties.