Swiss Court Rejects Baby Doc`s Family`s Appeal


CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009:A request by the family of Jean-Claude `Baby Doc` Duvalier, to reclaim the money it had stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, has been shot down by a court in Switzerland.

The court rejected the appeal by the family to gain access to the accounts, totaling $6 million. The rejection opens the way for the Swiss government`s plan to give the money to aid agencies in Haiti.

The court said the Duvalier family had diverted public Haitian funds into the Swiss accounts through a Liechtenstein foundation and described the foundation as a `criminal organization.`

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