The ongoing violence in Port-au-Prince has deteriorated to the point that even the most prominent of the capital’s gang leaders knows he’s facing death.
In a voice message circulating on WhatsApp since June 18, Jimmy “Barbecue” Chérizier has vowed to fight back as he faces a perilous reality.
“All I know is that I’m not going to die on my knees,” Chérizier said. “I’m not going to tell someone to come get me and kill me.”
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