“The French people are important to us,” said Wilson Joseph better known as Lanmò San Jou (Death Without Days). “They’re the ones who got the country to where it’s at now. They owe Haiti a lot of money.”
The gang released one of the people kidnapped, the mother of a priest, on Thursday after receiving USD $50,000, according to local reports.
Five priests, two nuns and two members of a priest’s family are still being held captive. Wilson said he will stop feeding them.
President of Senate pleads with Moïse to change staff
Joseph Lambert, the president of the Senate, implored President Jovenel Moïse to change the political staff during a meeting on Monday. Lambert did not specify which members or positions in Moïse’s administration he wanted changed.
“I pleaded the urgent need to renew the political staff, I confirmed my position in favor of a constitutional reform and I support the referendum scheduled for June 27,” Lambert posted on Twitter.
Anti-Moïse protesters plan to march around Palace a third time
Anti-government demonstrators have scheduled another march around the National Palace for Wednesday.
Political organizations opposing Jovenel Moïse’s administration made the announcement at a press conference Monday.