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Haitian Flag Day in Cap-Haitien - May 18, 1964

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Haitian Flag Day in Cap-Haitien - May 18, 1964

This is a celebration of Haiti Flag back in the 1960s.

Former minister of health and labor François Duvalier, known as "Papa Doc" became the president of Haiti

He was president of Haiti from 1957 until his death in 1971.

Francois Duvalier was able to remain in power until his death by enlisting an organization known as Tontons Macoutes, also known as "Bogeymen". Tonton Macoutes were responsible to maintain order by terrorizing the populace.

Tags: haitian flag, tonton macoute, francois duvalier, cap-haitien, haitian flag celebration, flag day, cap-haitien - nord

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