Note of Precision by Karl Jean-Jeune
- Created on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 7:53 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - In a letter published on the blog of Carel Pedre, the communications director for First Lady Sophia Martelly desired to bring more clarity to the situation surrounding his status as a fugitive of justice in the United States.
First Lady Aide a Fugitive Stealing $30,000 from U.S. Bank
- Created on Monday, February 18, 2013 10:58 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Haiti to discuss crime and deportations with members of Caricom, news broke that First Lady Sophia Martelly's communications officer Karl Jean-Jeune is a wanted man in the United States for stealing nearly $30,000 from a bank.
Pastor Pleads Guilty to Sex with Minors while on Haiti Mission
- Created on Friday, January 18, 2013 4:45 PM
A Martelly Victim of Insecurity
- Created on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 2:07 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Targeted by gunmen during an attempted car-jacking in Delmas 2, Lesly "Big" Martelly, a cousin of the president is recovering at a private hospital from two bullet wounds.
Official: Not Enough Proof to Implicate Brandt in Moscoso Murder
- Created on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 1:28 AM
LEOGANE, Haiti (defend.ht) - As of Monday, Haitian officials said there was not enough evidence that Clifford Brandt or his gang had participated in the murder of businessman, Jules Edouard Moscoso, who was shot and killed at his home, early Sunday morning.
Moscoso, 57 Year Old Businessman Shot Dead
- Created on Sunday, December 09, 2012 4:45 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Jules Edouard Moscoso, a cousin of the two kidnapped victims of the network of Clifford Brandt was shot dead early Sunday morning 40 meters from a United Nations peacekeeping base.
Rape Victim Offered $300,000 by Haitian Gov't, says Father
- Created on Friday, November 30, 2012 3:03 PM
Haiti: Electoral Council President Accused of Rape
- Created on Thursday, November 29, 2012 6:41 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The President of the contested electoral council, Josue Pierre-Louis, is being accused of assault and rape by a 27 year old government secretary. A complaint was filed with the court of prosecutions in Port-au-Prince but police have not yet placed charges on the high-ranking Martelly administration official.
Vandals reach Barriere Bouteille
- Created on Friday, November 16, 2012 11:01 AM
CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (defend.ht) - Haitians in the north awoke to sobering news on the Friday morning before the November 18 celebrations of the Batailles de VertiÃ¨res. The monument, Barriere Bouteille, was affected by vandals throughout the night who spray-painted obscenities and vulgarities towards President Martelly.
Massacre in CitÃ© Soleil leaves at least 25 dead, dozens injured
- Created on Monday, November 05, 2012 10:51 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A massacre by gangs from CitÃ© Soleil over the weekend left at least 25 dead and dozens others injured according to residents of the small district of Simon PelÃ© where bullet flew at about 8 PM Friday November 2.
Clifford Brandt Dossier
- Created on Thursday, October 25, 2012 8:37 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Calixte Delatour, counsel for Clifford Brandt, rejects accusations of kidnapping against his client. Delatour is indignant that the authorities have not taken care to specify the reasons for the detention of his client, and says they have not taken the facts into account.
Brandt Cousin: Right now only rumors
- Created on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 12:23 PM
Haitian Businessman Arrested for Kidnapping
- Created on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 1:32 PM
Kompa Promoter Kills Himself in Miami
- Created on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 5:08 AM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) - The Kompa promoter Joseph "Country" Kernizan who has been on the run from police since becoming the prime suspect in the shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend was tracked down by police Miami early Wednesday morning where he shot himself.
NYC Kompa Promoter on the Lamb for Double Homicide
- Created on Sunday, October 14, 2012 5:27 PM
NEW YORK, USA (defend.ht) - The New York Haitian Music Industry (HMI) scene is shocked at the double homicide that has Nu-Look promoter Joseph "Country" Kernizan on the run from police. Police say Country fired more than two dozen bullets killing his ex-girlfriend and a new boyfriend at a motel.
Atlanta Consul for Investment Arrested for Auto Theft [UPDATED]
- Created on Monday, October 01, 2012 12:22 PM
ATLANTA, USA (defend.ht) - Moise Garcon, Consul for Investment at the Consulate General of Haiti in Atlanta was arrested for theft of a Toyota 4Runner in Henry County, Georgia on Wednesday.
Haiti Police: Four More Arrests after Death of Four Young Siblings
- Created on Saturday, August 04, 2012 7:22 PM
JACMEL, Haiti (defend.ht) - Police in the Sud-Est carried out the arrest of four suspects in the town of Jacmel Friday evening for their involvement in the death of four young children in the nearby town of Marbial Thursday night. According to one arrested, a lwa had asked for the children.
Haiti: Mother Arrested, Hougan on the Run after Death of 4 Children
- Created on Friday, August 03, 2012 7:06 PM
MARBIAL, Haiti (defend.ht) - Police in the Sud-Est have arrested 29 year old mother Andre-Marc Chery and are searching for a hougan named Wilber Louverture after four of Chery's children, aged 15 months to 7 years old, were found dead Friday morning.
Haiti: Peasant Farmers Killed in Bloody Land Eviction Operation
- Created on Friday, July 27, 2012 1:34 PM
MARIGOT, Haiti (defend.ht) - Residents of the seaside commune of Marigot, 10 miles east of Jacmel, have filed complaints to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) to investigate the deaths of a suspected dozen Haitians during a land eviction operation on Monday July 23rd.
15 Dominican Trucks Smuggling Products to Haiti Seized
- Created on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 9:43 AM
MALPASSE, Haiti (defend.ht) - At least 15 trucks, loaded with products from the Dominican Republic, were seized by Haitian authorities on Tuesday for trying to smuggle the products into the country, duty-free, under the guise of the small cross-border market trade.