Haiti - Dany Laferrière attacked and robbed, his iPad containing important documents stolen

Haitian-Canadian author and Imortal Dany Laferrière has been a victim of an assault in Port-au-Prince this Thursday, 8 May 2014. He was attacked and robbed. His iPad which contained some very important documents was stolen by these unidentified perpetrators...

Dany Laferriere
Dany Laferriere

Fortunately, there is nore report that Mr. Laferrière suffered any injuries from the assault.

Dany Laferrière says he doesn't care much about the iPad but he is asking the people who robbed him to help him retrieve those documents.

Drop the data at a radio station or something and keep the iPad... This is the plea of Laferriere who desperately need those documents

It's a shame to hear about these kind of things... On the other hand, I am glad Mr. Laferriere is OK...

What do you think about this?

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Summum Bonum says...

No big deal about Ipad being stolen, but big deal is that it was an assault style robbery, not just an opportunistic robbery of someone stealing from bag left on ground or bag left in car or hotel room. There is a big difference.

The assault style robbery is not so common in US or Canada (in general) although there are known neighborhoods where yes, it would be quite

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Jb says...

Ah gouvernment pap fe anyen avek moun sa yo. Si mwen te President en Haiti mwen tap tout respecte moun. Se sel pati sa ki te genyen sou Divalier ki manke nan gouvernment sa. Kraze mounda tout ak baton epi mete nan prison voye kle a jete. Epi death penalite pou tout moun ki fe gros sak criminel ak toue

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Raynald Delerme says...

I-Pads, I-Phones are stolen everyday, everywhere in the world.

So there is nothing peculiar about an I-Pad being stolen in Haiti.

People are reacting as this could only happen in Haiti.

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Steven Lauriston says...

I know his family members personally.

I am done with Haiti because Haiti is done with

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Marie says...

Bondieu
Haiti toujou gain criminals kap fe negate mal
Epi tou tourist yo ap pe vini nan peyi ya.
Paske bagay sa yo fe moune pa alez ale

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Woody says...

Mezanmi...

Bandi atake Dany Laferrière nan Pòtoprens...

Yo volè iPad misye ki genyen anpil document enpòtan ladan li...

Dany di Bandi a met kenbe iPad la men fè li jwenn document

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