Elvis Dumervil Arrested after Road Rage Incident
- Created on Monday, July 16, 2012 1:22 PM
MIAMI BEACH, FL, USA (defend.ht) - Denver Broncos Pro Bowl defense end, Elvis Dumervil, and friend, Andy Auguste, were arrested on Saturday and charged with aggravated assault for showing their firearms during an incident of road rage.
Two Kidnapped while Retracing Jesus' Steps in Egypt
- Created on Monday, July 16, 2012 7:04 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (defend.ht) - Officials in Egypt are preparing to negotiate for the release of two Haitian-Americans abducted by armed Bedouins in the mountainous Sinai region on Friday. The U.S. State Department said it would be working closely with the Egyptian authorities to bring about their safe release.
Haiti: Mobs Lynch and Burn 3 Suspected Thieves
- Created on Sunday, July 08, 2012 7:00 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Police say three young people, suspected thieves, were killed Saturday by groups of angry people who hung one and burned two in burning tires.
Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond Indicted for Conspiracy to Murder
- Created on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 2:36 PM
NEW YORK, USA (defend.ht) - Things have gone from bad to worse for James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond who was formally indicted on Friday for conspiracy to murder a close associate of rapper 50 Cent.
Haiti: State Officials Arrested for Embezzling Education Funds
- Created on Monday, June 11, 2012 10:05 PM
PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (defend.ht) â€“ Three individuals have been arrested and one is on the run for their alleged involvement in the embezzlement of 3.7 million HTG ($90,000 [US]).
Florida Highway Patrolman Killed in Haiti
- Created on Monday, June 11, 2012 9:14 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was shot and killed on Saturday while in Haiti where he had gone to be with his wife who was in poor health.
Haiti: Six Election Officials Arrested
- Created on Wednesday, June 06, 2012 7:27 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â€“ Six agents of the disbanded Provisional Electoral Council were arrested on Tuesday for the theft of government property which included 460 laptops, 160 solar panels and 207 memory cards.
Police Shoot "Zombie" Man Eating Homeless Man Face
- Created on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 8:29 PM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) - Police in Miami shot Rudy Eugene, 31, when he was found naked along side a homeless man off the freeway in Florida eating the man's face. Witnesses are calling it a zombie-like attack.
Former Gov't Official Gets 9 Years Accepting Telecom Bribes
- Created on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 4:56 PM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) - The former director of international relations for the former Haitian government telecommunications company, Teleco, was sentenced to nine years in federal prison on Monday for accepting $500,000 [US] in exchange for preferable treatment to certain telecommunication companies.
U.S. Citizen Arrested for Housing Program
- Created on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 10:08 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Lillian C. Miller a citizen of the United States that was administrating a housing program for at least 15,000 people was arrested on Monday morning at Delmas 5 by the Government Commissioner on charges of not acquiring a residence permit and documents authorizing her activities.
Americans Helping Ex-Soldiers Jailed for Conspiracy
- Created on Sunday, May 20, 2012 6:45 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Two Americans are in jail in Haiti for what authorities charge as conspiracy to destabilize the government. The two men gave rides to some of the former soldiers who participated in a march in the capital on Friday.
U.S. Customs Bust Cocaine Smuggler Traveling from Haiti
- Created on Thursday, May 17, 2012 2:44 PM
NEW YORK, USA (defend.ht/NY Post) - Customs officers at JFK International Airport busted a drug smuggler traveling from Haiti who packed cocaine inside sticks of deodorant, ink markers and hundreds of buttons.
Haiti-Police-Murder: Strike and burning barricades in Port-au-Prince
- Created on Monday, April 23, 2012 6:00 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)- The traffic was almost blocked early in the morning of Monday, April 23, 2012, on National Road No. 2, through the municipality of Carrefour, south. At Delmas, north, in the afternoon, burning barricades were placed at several locations to protest against policeman murder last week.
Haiti: Demonstrators protest against policeman murder
- Created on Thursday, April 19, 2012 7:51 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)- The traffic was blocked on Thursday on a portion of the road from Carrefour, a southern suburb of Port-au-Prince, by demonstrators protesting against the killing on Tuesday of the policeman Walky Calixte, a resident of the area.
Haiti-insecurity: A policeman killed, his fellow threaten to go on strike
- Created on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 5:38 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)- A policeman's traffic service named Calixte Walky was shot Tuesday by unidentified gunmen. This assassination provoked the wrath of his colleagues who threaten to go on strike.
A Vodou Priest Arrested for Pedophilia and Illegal Detention
- Created on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 6:47 PM
JACMEL, Haiti (defend.ht) - Police in Jacmel (South-east of Haiti) arrested on April 3 the voodoo priest Rodolph Jean Louis. This man has been charged with rape, pedophilia and sequestration by three young boys of nine years on average.
Haiti: Municipal Officials Arrested for Hitting Woman
- Created on Friday, April 06, 2012 11:11 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Petion-ville municipal officials were arrested on Thursday for hitting a woman severely while trying to maintain order in one of the markets.
Murder of Renowned Haitian-American Artist Burton Chenet
- Created on Friday, March 23, 2012 8:55 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Haiti and the art world are saddened by the murder of well-renowned artist Burton Chenet on Tuesday at his home in Port-au-Prince.
Haiti: 7 Shot Dead in Port-au-Prince Thursday Night
- Created on Saturday, March 17, 2012 12:54 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Seven people were murdered on Thursday night in the capital district of Tabarre and in a slum in the Bicentenaire, according to the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH).
Haiti: Five Family Members of Activist Leader Murdered
- Created on Friday, March 16, 2012 2:25 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Five family members of RÃ©ginald Antoine were murdered on the morning of Tuesday morning. Antoine and Charles Fritz-GÃ©rald were leaders of an organization of former state employees that have been pressuring the Martelly administration for financial compensation.