Former Haitian president and coup leader dies

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PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jun. 27, CMC – Former Haitian coup leader, Leuitenant General Henri Namphy is dead.
He died on Tuesday in the neighbouring Dominican Republic following a battle with lung cancer.
Namphy, became head of the interim National Council of Government that took charge of Haiti in 1986 when Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier fled into exile in France,Namphy, who lived in exile in the Dominican Republic, headed Haiti’s military dominated government after the fall of the Duvalier family dictatorship.
He also served as president before he was ousted in a coup in 1988.
His presidency lasted only last three months, and after being ousted he fled to the Dominican Republic. 
He was 85.

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