Haitian man beaten to death by Dominican immigration agents
- Created on Tuesday, June 04, 2013 2:36 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - A 31 year-old Haitian carpenter with a work visa died allegedly after receiving "a brutal beating" by immigration officials and police during a repatriation raid of immigrants in the Dominican Republic.
Journalist Laventure Ernest Edouard (Moloskot) In Trouble With Haitian Justice
- Created on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 7:47 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Radio host and journalist Ernest Laventure Edouard, known to many as, Moloskot, has a case against him before justice for distributing fake badges and firearms to persons who believed they were being hired as customs employees. According to Moloskot, he was hired by President Michel Martelly to do a job and will only answer to him.
Haiti: Spectacular theft of 30 trucks from Belladere customs offices
- Created on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 8:25 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Customs officials say last week a group of heavily armed bandits stole thirty (30) trucks that had been seized and were being kept in their warehouse in BelladÃ¨re in one operation. No figure was given on how many bandits participated in the crime but officials say one individual is in the hands of justice.
Haiti: Veteran Journalist Pierre-Richard Alexandre fatally shot
- Created on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:17 PM
SAINT MARC, Haiti (defend.ht) - Journalist Pierre-Richard Alexandre a ten-year veteran of Radio Kiskeya was fatally shot over the weekend in the town of Saint Marc, North Artibonite.
Haiti: Former President's son and parliamentarian victims of attempted kidnapping
- Created on Sunday, May 12, 2013 5:56 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Police found Dr. Schiller Alexandre, son of former President Boniface Alexandre (2004-06), bound and gagged in his home in Vivy Mitchell, with former Deputy EliphÃ¨te Noel, injured from a blow to the head with a hammer and a machete to the shoulder, as they intervened to foil an attempted kidnapping.
Elimination of Barcelona, Real Madrid ends in murder in Haiti
- Created on Monday, May 06, 2013 5:38 PM
In the small village of Thomassique, one man is dead another in jail after the elimination of Real Madrid from the European Champions League. The loss of Real sent the assailant over the edge to kill his neighbor a fan of Barcelona.
Haiti: 13-yr old daughter of Gonaives Commissioner shot and in critical condition
- Created on Monday, May 06, 2013 2:31 PM
GONAIVES, Haiti (defend.ht) - The 13 year-old daughter of the Government Commissioner of Gonaives Enock Genelus was shot and wounded Friday while she was playing in the courtyard of her home. This comes at a time when the public is criticizing Genelus for an alleged arbitrary arrest of 3 school principals, general strikes and rioting because of a rumor that a police had shot a taxi driver.
Haiti: Police officer ambushed and shot
- Created on Friday, May 03, 2013 9:41 AM
CARREFOUR-FEULLES, Haiti (defend.ht) - A police officer was killed, his body left riddled with more than 40 bullets after being ambushed by bandits on motorcycles Thursday. Jean Richard Hertz Cayo is the third officer of the 18th promotion to be shot in connection with an ongoing judicial proceeding of the murder of Officer Walky Calixte.
Woman arrested for leaving for Haiti with daughter
- Created on Wednesday, May 01, 2013 6:37 AM
WEST PALM BEACH, USA (defend.ht) - Josiane Devil, 28, was arrested in West Palm Beach on Monday for allegedly leaving for Haiti with her daughter.
29 principals arrested for education fraud, some claim political persecution
- Created on Sunday, April 28, 2013 7:33 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Nearly thirty school principals of public and private schools were arrested for fraud. While some are claiming political persecution, the arrests only add to the rampant corruption extending from the top to the bottom of Haiti's Universal and Compulsory Free Education Program.
Canadian priest fatally shot in Port-au-Prince
- Created on Friday, April 26, 2013 10:13 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â€” A member of the Catholic religious order of Quebec City, Canada, was shot to death in Haiti just one week before he was due to return home.
Haitian Businessman Arrested in DR for Drug Trafficking
- Created on Friday, April 26, 2013 12:36 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - A member of Haiti's upperclass, business partner and friend to the Martelly family was arrested in the Dominican Republic Wednesday night for conspiracy and trafficking of cocaine.
Two Deputies file complaint against Presidential Advisor Joseph Lambert
- Created on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 10:41 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Two former President's of the Chamber of Deputies filed formal complaints against Presidential Advisor Joseph Lambert on Tuesday, April 23, with the public prosecutor in Port-au-Prince.
Canadian U.N. Officer flees after sexually assaulting Haitian
- Created on Monday, April 22, 2013 9:21 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A Canadian police officer serving with the United Nations military force in Haiti fled the country after allegedly sexually assaulting a Haitian citizen.
Woman in D.R. brutally murdered by ex-lover who escapes to Haiti
- Created on Friday, April 19, 2013 12:52 PM
Apopka man charged for death of 1 year old daughter
- Created on Sunday, April 14, 2013 4:30 PM
APOPKA, USA (defend.ht) - Police arrested 23 year old Rony Veus for the eventual death of his 1 year-old daughter who was abused, beaten into a coma and died while in the hospital.
Haiti: Government websites hacked by Islamic Ghosts Team
- Created on Friday, April 12, 2013 10:07 AM
Arrest of Spring Valley Mayor a tough blow for Haitian community
- Created on Thursday, April 04, 2013 5:48 PM
SPRING VALLEY, USA (defend.ht) - The Spring Valley, New York community and its Haitian community are in shock after the arrest of the first Haitian-American mayor and first female to be elected in the village's history was arrest on corruption charges.
Another HMI promoter behind bars for domestic violence
- Created on Thursday, April 04, 2013 11:26 AM
Aide to Haiti Prime Minister Murdered
- Created on Monday, March 25, 2013 4:07 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht/AP) - Authorities say an aide to Haiti's prime minister has been slain in a drive-by shooting by two masked men on a motorcycle.