Jimmy Cherizier,
Force Revolutionary G9 Family and Allies gang leader Jimmy "Barbecue" Cherizier during a press conference on Aug. 16, 2023. Video via Unissons Nous

CAP-HAITIEN — Haiti’s most renowned gang leader vowed to fight against the multinational force expected to arrive in Haiti if its members rape, attack Haitians and, as a previous United Nations mission did, cause another cholera outbreak. However, Jimmy ‘Barbecue’ Cherizier said, if the international force helps make Haiti safer, he will applaud it. 

“We have Dessalines’ blood in our veins,” Cherizier, leader of the Force Revolutionary G9 Family and Allies gang, said during a press conference Wednesday. “Us Haitians will stand up and fight against them until our last drop of blood.


Gang leader Jimmy “Barbecue” Cherizier said he will engage in a battle with the incoming multinational force if they hurt Haitians.

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.