Liliane Pierre-Paul, Journalist

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Journalist Liliane Pierre-Paul, an emblematic figure in the fight for freedom of expression and the press in Haiti, died at her home of a heart attack Monday, her family said.  She was 70 years old.

The departure of the journalist, a recognizable voice against corruption over a career spanning 30 years on Haitian radio, leaves a large void in the Haitian media. Young and old practitioners of journalism reacted swiftly to the departure of Pierre-Paul, who founded Radio Kiskeya after working for years at Haiti Inter.


Journalists young and old, former collaborators, political leaders, former state officials hailed the work of the deceased former journalist.

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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.