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Haiti Still Undecided on Duvalier Funeral

Haiti’s government has not yet decided what kind of funeral former dictator Jean Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier will receive. “A national funeral should be organized according to official protocol,” Lucien Jura, a Martelly government spokesman said in French, adding that a meeting was planned for Monday for officials to decide whether to give Duvalier a national or official funeral. A national funeral would involve 3-7 days of mourning, flags flown at half-staff and a funeral ceremony...

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