Léon Charles, the head of Haiti’s National Police, has appointed three new police chiefs around the country.
Charles also installed a new police department director in Cap-Haitien, Haiti’s second largest city, on Aug. 3. Frantz Mathurin now replaces Eddit. T Sylvain, who had been on the job for 22 days.
During Mathurin’s installation at the city’s police headquarters, journalists who supported Sylvain left the room in protest.
— Correspondent Schenaider Versanne contributed to this report from Cap-Haitien.