Haiti - Big media battle over imprisoned Senator Guy Philippe

There is a big media battle over Haitian Senator and former rebel leader Guy Philippe, incarcerated in the United States... The battle is clear between Radio Eclair journalist Louko Desir (emission Matin Debat) and Scoop FM journalist Garry Pierre Paul Charles (emisison Haiti Debat)

Louko Desir says Guy Philippe was arrested for drugs and he negotiated with US officials for a lesser prison sentence. Meanwhile. an man close to Guy Philippe went to Scoop FM to say otherwise.

On the afternoon of 5 January 2017, Guy Philippe was arrested on these charges of drug trafficking as he walked out the radio show Haiti Debat on radio Scoop FM.

Guy Philippe was extradited to the US on the same day as his arrest.

On 21 June 2017, Guy Philippe was given a nine-year sentence by the United States federal government for taking bribes from drug smugglers.

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Haiti Nouvelles says...

Il y a une grande bataille médiatique contre le sénateur haitien et ancien chef rebelle Guy Philippe, incarcéré aux États-Unis ...

La bataille est claire entre le journaliste de Radio Eclair Louko Desir (émission Matin Debat) et le journaliste de Scoop FM Garry Pierre Paul Charles (émisison Haïti

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