Haiti: Lavalas Militant Samba Boukman Shot Dead
- Created on Friday, March 09, 2012 3:54 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A Lavalas militant and former presidential representative of the Commission for Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (CNDDR) under Rene Preval, Samba Boukman, was shot dead in the afternoon of Friday, March 9, 2012 in Delmas 95, by unknown gunmen.
Haiti: Former Bank Governor Venel Joseph Murdered
- Created on Wednesday, March 07, 2012 5:46 PM
MUSSEAU, Haiti (defend.ht) - The former governor of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (2001-2004), Venel Joseph, was murdered on Tuesday night, dying in a hospital in Port-au-Prince shortly after an attack as he was returning to his home in Musseau (east of the capital).
Haiti: Radio Boukman, Cite Soleil, Director Murdered
- Created on Tuesday, March 06, 2012 8:30 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Director of Radio Boukman (95.9 MHz FM) in Cite Soleil, Jean LiphÃ¨te Nelson, 38, was murdered on Monday at a hospital after being shot and wounded by unknown gunmen who intercepted his vehicle in the neighborhood of Bois Neuf.
Haiti: Fire at Market Tabarre, Six Suspects Arrested
- Created on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:00 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The Government Commissioner of the town of Croix-des-Bouquets announced the arrest of at least six persons for their alleged participation in setting ablaze the Public Market of Tabarre.
Haiti: Another Marketplace Burned Down
- Created on Monday, February 27, 2012 3:15 PM
TABARRE, Haiti (defend.ht)- After markets "Tet Bef" in 2005 and "Hippolyte" in May 2008, it was the turn of the market in Tabarre (northern Port-au-Prince) to burn down on the night of February 24 to 25, 2012. The marketplace fire was "criminalâ according to police that arrested six people in connection with investigation.
Haiti: Gunmen Attack Home of Don Kato's Mother
- Created on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 12:55 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â The private residence of the mother of Antonio âDon Katoâ Cheramy, lead vocalist of âBrothers Posseâ came under gunfire Sunday by five individuals mounted aboard motorcycles.
Haiti: Pre-Carnival, Deaths and Injuries
- Created on Wednesday, February 01, 2012 9:02 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Four people, including a gunshot, and 23 wounded were counted on the third Sunday pre-carnival, said Monday the deputy spokesman of the National Police, Garry Desrosiers.
Haiti: UN Peacekeepers Accused of Raping Young Boys
- Created on Monday, January 30, 2012 4:47 PM
GONAIVES, Haiti (defend.ht) - At least two United Nations peacekeepers from Pakistan, based in Gonaives, are facing accusations of raping at least three Haitian males of age 12, 14 and 15 according to the Government Commissioner based in the city.
U.S. Man Building Orphanage in Haiti Shot in Robbery
- Created on Sunday, January 29, 2012 9:06 AM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) â A U.S. man who helped build a trauma center in Haiti was in critical condition Friday at a hospital in Florida after being robbed and shot in Port-au-Prince.
HaÃ¯ti-Uruguay-Justice : Johnny Jean prÃªt Ã tÃ©moigner
- Created on Friday, January 20, 2012 5:36 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â Lors dâune confÃ©rence de presse organisÃ©e vendredi Ã Port-au-Prince, le jeune haÃ¯tien Johnny Jean, accompagnÃ© de ses avocats, sâest dit prÃªt Ã tÃ©moigner devant la justice uruguayenne. Les soldats uruguayens ayant violÃ© lâadolescent Ã Port-salut (sud dâHaÃ¯ti) ont Ã©tÃ© remis en libertÃ© car, indiquent les avocats des militaires, Johnny Jean nâa pas pu Ãªtre entendu.
Haiti: French Journalist Escapes Armed Attack, Driver Killed
- Created on Thursday, January 19, 2012 8:11 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â Anthony Lapeyre, a French reporter working at Radio MÃ©tropole (Haiti), emerged unscathed from an attack against his car by gunmen in Port-au-Prince, while his driver Maxime Alcius, died of his injuries.
HaÃ¯ti : Un journaliste franÃ§ais Ã©chappe Ã une attaque armÃ©e, son chauffeur tuÃ©
- Created on Thursday, January 19, 2012 7:47 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â Anthony Lapeyre, reporter de nationalitÃ© franÃ§aise travaillant Ã Radio MÃ©tropole (HaÃ¯ti), est sorti indemne dâune attaque contre sa voiture par des hommes armÃ©s Ã Port-au-Prince, alors que son chauffeur Maxime Alcius, est dÃ©cÃ©dÃ© de ses blessures. Lâun des assaillants a Ã©tÃ© touchÃ© dans des Ã©changes de tirs avec la police et son arme confisquÃ©e.
Haiti: Judge Sentences Seven Police Officers for Prison Killings, Les Cayes
- Created on Thursday, January 19, 2012 3:50 PM
LES CAYES, Haiti (defend.ht) - Judge Ezekiel Vaval sentenced seven (7) police officers to years in prison and hard labor for their involvement in the death of at least 10 inmates in the aftermath of the earthquake of 2010.
Haiti: Thugs Attack Vehicle of Human Rights Activist
- Created on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 7:28 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â An attack by gunmen against the car of a human rights activist, Kettly Julien, has caused two to be injured on Tuesday afternoon in downtown Port-au-Prince.
Dominican Police Officers Arrested for Attack on Haitian Minister
- Created on Monday, December 26, 2011 9:55 PM
SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) â A Dominican police officer and a former Dominican police officer were apprehended by the Dominican police on Monday for an attack taken against a Minister of the Republic of Haiti.
Haiti: Sports Journalist Arrested for Shooting Wife's Lover
- Created on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 3:27 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â The sports columnist for RadioTelevision Caraibes, Ronald Vaval, was arrested Monday afternoon in Port-au-Prince for his alleged involvement in a crime of passion that makes one injured.
Haiti: Increase in Banditry on Eve of Christmas and New Year
- Created on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 2:52 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Banditry and crime are increasing in Haiti just before the holiday season, a situation which could have serious impact on the various activities planned for the month of December.
Haiti: Police Officer, Shot, Killed and Burned in P-au-P
- Created on Monday, December 12, 2011 12:21 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Officer MoÃ¯se Saint Pierre of the Haitian National Police part of the Motorized Intervention Brigade (BIM), was shot, dead and burned by unidentified individuals on Saturday morning bringing the number of law enforcement officers killed to 30 in 2011.
Haiti: Police Arrest Kidnapper from the U.S.
- Created on Tuesday, December 06, 2011 6:05 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â Haitian police operations on Sunday arrested George William McNally, known to be dangerous and involved in many cases of kidnapping in Haiti. Residing in the United States, NcNally was on frequent visits to Haiti.
Haiti Policeman Shot and Killed in Cite Soleil
- Created on Thursday, December 01, 2011 7:23 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (defend.ht) - The policeman Lesly Jean Pierre, 35, was shot and killed in Cite Soleil, Wednesday night to Thursday, announced Haitian Police spokesman, Gary Desrosiers. Five suspects were caught an hour after the crime.