One of the photos of Liliane Pierre-Paul during a tribute ceremony honoring her in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Thursday, August 10, 2023. Juhakenson Blaise/ The Haitian Times

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Prominent Haitians were among mourners who gathered Thursday to pay tribute to Liliane Pierre-Paul in a series of events honoring the journalist ahead of her funeral Saturday.

Pierre-Paul died from a heart attack on July 31 at age 70.

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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.