PORT-AU-PRINCE — The top brass of the Haitian National Police (PNH) said it is investigating the events that led to the killing of at least 20 people who were part of a religious group that sought to dislodge a gang from Canaan. 

The authorities, in a note released two days after the Aug. 26 fatal confrontation, said the event that promoted followers of Pastor Marcorel "Marco" Zidor into the gang-controlled territory was spontaneous and that police were not notified. 


After an evangelical church’s ‘bwa kale’ confrontation attempt in Canaan, Haiti turned deadly, authorities say they’re launching an investigation and that they tried to warn the group.

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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.