Jean-Claude Duvalier (Department of State) - 2004 to 2014

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All documents on, about or concerning Jean-Claude Duvalier (Born: July 3, 1951 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, died Oct. 4, 2014 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti).

Per the Washington Post, Oct 4, 2014 (

"Jean-Claude Duvalier, the second-generation “president for life” who plunged one of the world’s poorest countries into further despair by presiding over widespread killing, torture and plunder, died Oct. 4 at his home in Port-au-Prince. He was 63.

He had a heart attack, his lawyer, Reynold George, told the Associated Press."

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Chestnut, Shantell M

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From: Shawn Musgrave

Please limit this search to documents created from January 1, 2004 to the day this request is processed.


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