CONVERSATION BETWEEN PRES. DUVALIER AND GEN. GERARD CONSTANT CONCERNING HAITIAN

Created: 4/10/1963

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3 GENERAL GERARD CONSTANT, CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE HAITIAN ARMED FORCES, DISCLOSED

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HE HAD WITH PRESIDENT DUVALIER OMMENT: PRESIDENT DUVALIER HAS THE REPUTATION OF MAKING STATEMENTS THAT HE KNOWS WILL BE SPREAD WIDELY THROUGH THE RUMOR MILL.)

2. PRESIDENT DUVALIER TOLD CONSTANT THAT HE WAS AWARE THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS WERE CONSIDERING

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TERMINATION OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH HAITI ON 16 ACCORDING TO THE PRESENT HAITIAN

CONSTITUTION, THE PRESIDENT'S TERM OF OFFICE WILL LEGALLY END ON) SO FAR AS THE PRESIDENT WAS CONCERNED, HE COULD NOT CARE LESS IF THIS HAPPENED, BECAUSE THE ONLY THING HE REALLY FEARED WAS THE HAITIAN PEOPLE, AND, SO FAR AS THE HAITIAN PEOPLE WERE CONCERNED, IT WAS VERY DOUBTFUL THEY WOULD DO ANYTHING, BECAUSE EVEN WHEN THEY ARE HUNGRY AND MISERABLE, THEY REMAIN INACTIVE AND DOCILE,

3. THE PRESIDENT WENT ON TO SAY THAT HE WAS NOT THE SERVANT OF THE AMERICANS, AND THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT HAS NO RIGHT TO MEDDLE IN HIS AFFAIRS. HE SAID THAT IN THIS RESPECT CASTRO WAS RIGHT IN HIS QUARRELS WITH THE UNITED STATES, AND HE PLANNED TO USE CASTRO'S TACTICS IN DEALING WITH THE UNITED

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THERE WAS NO INDICATION THAT THE

MEANT TO USE COMMUNIST TACTICS OR ALLY HIMSELF WITH THE SINO-SOVIET BLOC.)

DISSEM: STATE ARMY CINCARIB CINCLANT END OF MESSAGE

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