Haiti, Obituaries

Iconic Haitian Journalist, Anthony Pascal Better Known as Konpe Filo, Has Died

By Onz Chery

Anthony ‘Konpe Filo’ Pascal posing for a picture.

A library has fallen in Haiti.

Renowned Haiti-based journalist Anthony ‘Konpe Filo’ Pascal died on Friday. He was 67. According to Juno7, Pascal died of respiratory problems as he was getting transported to the hospital. He was an on-air journalist with Radio Tele Ginen. Prior to his time with Radio Tele Ginen, Pascal worked for Radio Haiti Inter.

He was a reporter for approximately 40 years. Pascal established himself as one of the finest journalists in Haiti as he broke countless amount of stories which authorities arrested and tortured him for before being forced into exile.

Pascal was often called a library because he was a repository of information.

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Onz Chery

Onz Chery

A City College of New York graduate, Onz Chery covers politics, health, crime and other topics for The Haitian Times. He previously wrote for Elite Sports New York and the Cosmopolitan Soccer League. Chery can be contacted by email at [email protected] or on twitter @onz_11.
Onz Chery
Aug. 01, 2020