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World Coronavirus in Haiti: arrival of new deportees from the United States

04:43  29 may  2020
04:43  29 may  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

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Arrivée des Haïtiens expuslés des Etats-Unis, le 26 mai 2020 à l'aéroport de Port-au-Prince. © PIERRE MICHEL JEAN / AFP Arrival of Haitians deported from the United States, May 26, 2020 at Port-au-Prince airport.

The Covid-19 epidemic is growing in Haiti. It is in this context of acceleration in the number of cases that the United States has decided to return to Port-au-Prince irregular migrants and Haitians who have finished serving their sentences in American prisons. Washington still decided not to return to Haiti a former paramilitary leader, sentenced in absentia in 2000 to life imprisonment by the Haitian justice.

with our correspondent in Port-au-Prince, Amélie Baron

The rumor of the return to Haiti of Emmanuel Toto Constant had rekindled fears. Under the dictatorship of Raoul Cédras, between 1991 and 1994, his paramilitary group, the Fraph, (Revolutionary Armed Front for the Progress of Haiti),

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had terrorized the population. These thugs terrorized supporters of President in exile Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Emmanuel Toto Constant, who had to flee his country in 1994 on the return of Aristide, was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for his role in the massacre perpetrated in 1994 in a slum in the commune of Gonaïves.

Exiled in the United States, he was sentenced to 12 years in prison in New York in 2008 for financial crimes. "Toto Constant did not arrive today following negotiations that Prime Minister Jouthe conducted with the American authorities so that they temporarily suspended the expulsion of Toto Constant," confirmed Eddy Jackson Alexis, secretary of Communication status.

But the United States has returned 30 people of Haitian nationality or origin. This continued international expulsion in times of pandemic outraged human rights defenders.

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The example of Canada

"Countries like Canada have understood the need not to send poor people, with very weak health systems, people who could make the situation worse," said Marie Rosy Auguste Ducena of the National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH). It is deplorable that so far the United States has not decided to follow this example.

According to human rights activists, these evictions do not respond to any emergency. Among those returned to Haiti on Tuesday are three children aged two and three.

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