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Old 28-06-2015, 07:44 PM   #63
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Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) - Montage ..
Antoine Izméry (died September 11, 1993) was a Haïtian businessman and pro-democracy activist..Izméry, who was of Palestinian descent, was among the wealthiest people in Haïti.. He was one of the most prominent backers of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and helped finance his election campaign..

On September 11, 1993, Antoine Izméry attended a mass that had been organised by KOMEVEB to commemorate the 1988 St Jean Bosco massacre, where numerous people had been killed in an attempt on Aristide's life, when he had been a parish priest.. Few journalists or human rights advocates dared attend, as there was a strong chance at the time that such a gathering would be attacked by paramilitaries. Izméry told Michael Norton of the Associated Press that he had been warned by the police that there would be bloodshed if the event went ahead. At around 6:00 am, the church was surrounded by armed men in civilian clothing. Numerous journalists were beaten and detained, and placed under the charge of Jackson Joanis, who headed the Port-au-Prince police's feared "Anti-Gang Unit".. While this was ongoing, a group of 10 men forced Izméry outside, and made him kneel before shooting him dead with a single bullet to the head..

The St. Jean Bosco massacre took place in Haiti on 11 September 1988.. At least 13 people (it is impossible to say how many;some sources say 50) were killed and around 80 wounded in a three-hour assault on the Saint-Jean Bosco church in Port-au-Prince, which saw the church burned down..The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw EQ, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest Department), approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital...'m a U.S. citizen! Think about that!.I don't see the Ambassador here, do you?..are you saying that you're no longer willing to cooperate?.. All we do is cooperate!..

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