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Police officers on the back of a pickup truck as it moves through the streets of Port-au-Prince in 2020. File photo by George H. Rouzier for The Haitian Times

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Four people, including two police officers, were shot and killed on the afternoon of Jan. 10 in the Carrefour-Feuilles neighborhood.

The slain officers, Denis Dampsey and Jean Daddy Previlus, are the first killed in the line duty so far in 2023, according to the police union. Dampsey and Previlus, respectively, were from the 27th and 31st classes of the National Police of Haiti (PNH).

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I am Juhakenson Blaise, a journalist based in the city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I cover the news that develops in this city and deals with other subjects related to the experience of Haitians for the Haitian Times newspaper. I am also a lover of poetry.