Brahms Alexis, 44, an entrepreneur based in Port-au-Prince, felt immune to the kidnapping crisis in Haiti — until it hit close to home. Alexis’s friend for over 30 years, Olivier Kernizan, was kidnapped. Kernizan was kidnapped in front of his Croix-des-Bouquets home on Aug. 27.
“When they kidnapped someone you know it’s different,” Alexis said, speaking from Port-au-Prince. “It leaves a bad taste in your mouth. I was biting my nails the whole time, wondering what was going to happen, hoping they wouldn't mess things up,”
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