Global Chaos Round Up

  • Aired:  01/19/11
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Jean-Claude Duvalier returns to Haiti, and the Tunisian government falls after weeks of violent protests. (4:46)

IT WILL BE GREAT EXPLOITATIVE

TELEVISION.

MOVING ON TO HEAVIER, WEIGHTIER

MATTERS.

HAITI HAS BEEN STRUGGLING AFTER

AN EARTHQUAKE, AND A CHOLERA

EPIDEMIC.

NOT TO WORRY.

HELP IS ON THE WAY.

>> THE MAN KNOWN AS BABY DOC

JEAN CLAUDE DUVALIER IS BACK IN

HAITI.

>> HIS POLICE FORCE SILENCED

OPPONENTS WITH MACHETES OR GUNS.

>> Jon: HONEY, I'M HONE!

WHAT MAKES BABY DOC JEAN CLAUDE

DUVALIER THINK HE CAN GO BACK TO

HAITI NOW?

I GUESS HE LOOKS AT THE

CONDITIONS AND THINKS, HUH?

WHO HAS TWO THUMBS AND IS BETTER

THAN CHOLERA AND FAMINE?

IT'S THIS GUY!

SO HOW WAS THE DOC?

YOU AT LEAST WANT TO SEE, OTHER

THAN SAY DOOM OUR AUK, RECEIVED

IN HIS NATIVE COUNTRY?

I BET THEY ARRESTED THAT FELLOW

RIGHT QUICK.

>> BABY DOC IS FACING CHARGES.

HE WAS ALLOWED TO RETURN TO HIS

HOTEL TUESDAY AFTER BEING

ESCORTED TO A PORT-AU-PRINCE

COURTHOUSE PER A HEARING.

>> Jon: WOW DICTATOR BACK

TO HIS HOTEL.

THAT'S A PUNISHMENT MANY

HAITIANS WOULD REFER TO AS THE

GREATEST DAY OF THEIR LIVES.

AS ONE TRIES TO WORM HIS WAY

INTAK INTO PEOPLE'S HEARTS,

ANOTHER BIDS ADIEU.

>> AFTER VIOLENT PROTESTS IN

TUNISIA, THE TUNISIAN GOVERNMENT

HAS FALLEN.

>> Jon: THE UNREST GIVES

HOPE FOR THOSE IN THE REGION

PROTESTING FOR MORE DEMOCRATIC

GOVERNMENT AND YET CAUSES

SADNESS FOR MANY OTHER PEOPLE

AROUND THE WORLD THAT HAD BEEN

MAYBE HOPE TO VISIT THE TUNISIAN

DESERT WHERE STIFFEN SPIELBERG

FILMED.

WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO FOR

SPRING BREAK?

GO TO NEW ZEALAND AGAIN?

YES, YES, THIS IS THE HOUSE

GEORGE ASTTON SLEPT IN

( LAUGHTER )

BEN ALI RULED TUNISIA FOR 23

YEARS AND HIS OUSTER THROUGH

PROTEST, TOOK OBSERVERS OFF

GUARD AS TUNISIA IS CONSIDERED

THE MORE MODERATE NATION IN THE

REGION, PROTESTERS OFTEN

EXPRESSING THEIR DISPLEASURE BY

WASHING THEIR LEADER IN EFFIGY.

( LAUGHTER )

DEATH TO TYRANTS!

( LAUGHTER )

IN JUST ONE 24-HOUR PERIOD,

TUNISIA HAD THREE LEADERS.

BEN ALI WAS REPLACED AND HE WAS

THEN OVERTHROWN BY THE HEAD OF

TUNISIA'S LOWER HOUSE OF

PARLIAMENT, THANKS IN PART TO

THIS DEVASTATING CAMPAIGN AD

RELEASED.

>> HE SAYS HE'S PROUD OF THE JOB

HE'S DOING AS TUNISIA'S

PRESIDENT, BUT ASK YOURSELF--

ARE YOU BETTER OFF NOW THAN YOU

WERE THREE HOWARD AGO?

>> HI, I'M FAUDE MUBAZA, AND I

LOOK AT THE HOURS OF 1:00 TO

4:00 P.M. AND THINK TUNISIA CAN

DO BETTER.

SO ONCE YOU'RE DONE WRITING, WHY

NOT INSTALL ME, FAUDE MUBAZA AS

YOUR NEW PRESIDENT.

PLEASE DON'T RISE UP AND

OVERTHROW ME.

>> Jon: OF COURSE, TUNISIA

HAS AN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AS HIGH

AS 40% IN SOME REGIONS, HAS

LIVED UNDER A CORRUPT AUTO

CRACKIC REGIME, RAISING THE

QUESTION, COULD IT HAPPEN HERE?

>> PROTEST BREAKING OUT IN

TUNISIA.

TUNISIA.

PROTESTS BLAMED IN PART ON

THINGS LIKE FOOD PRICES.

THINGS ARE GETTING SO BAD THE

PRESIDENT OF TUNISIA FLED THE

COUNTRY.

ALL OF THISES IS AMERICANS ARE

STARTING TO GET A DOSE OF

BOOSTED INFLATION HERE, AS WELL.

MEAT AND POALT AND FISH ARE UP

5% FROM A YEAR AND A HALF AGO,

DAIRY PRODUCTS UP 4%, SUGARS AND

SWEETS UP TWO%.

WE ARE SEEING OUTBREAKS OF THIS

SAME SORT OF THING ON SPIKES AND

IN KEY STAPLES THAT GET PEOPLE

UN-STAPLE.

>> Jon: THERE'S A PICTURE

OF A GUY SHOOTING TEAR GAS!

WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

( LAUGHTER )

I'M NOT SAYING HE HAS NO FAITH

IN OUR COUNTRY BUT HE DID SAY

PEOPLE ARE POSSIBLY GO

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