Haiti Drug Lord Jacques Ketant to be Released from Prison in the United States


Notorious Haitian cocaine kingpin Jacques Ketant who accused former Haiti president Jean Bertrand Aristide of accepting drug-related bribes will be released from a USA prison after his 27-year sentence was reduced in half due to his cooperation that led to many other arrests of big drug dealers in Haiti...

According the Miami Herald, Jacques Ketant wants to stay in the United States to live after his released; he fears for his life should he be sent back to Haiti.

With the assistance of Jacques Ketant, over one dozen drug traffickers, government officials and police officers in a long-running case that exposed Haiti as a "narco-state," the Herald said.

The one major exception: Aristide, though investigated for years, was never charged in connection with Ketant's sprawling case.

Ketant will soon leave prison and be transferred to immigration authorities. Jacques Ketant is trying hard to prevent his deportation to Haiti be cause he does want to end up dead like one of Aristides's former bodyguards who was killed recently

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Jhony Yo pa guilty. *You're* the one that's guilty. The lawmakers, the politicians, the Columbian drug lords, all you who lobby against making drugs... see more
Reply · September 15 at 10:39 PM
Jhony Ayisyen tout kote
Reply · September 15 at 10:28 PM
General Leonpeterrobertde ketant shall go into hiding starting now; the mercenaries will hide him for 17-trillion gourdes in american dollars......................
Reply · August 18 at 8:54 PM
General Leonpeterrobertde ketant shall go into hiding starting now; the mercenaries will hide him for 17-trillion gourdes in american dollars......................
Reply · August 18 at 8:54 PM
Margarine Pierre They should keep him here,they know soon he get back to Haiti that's the end for him, but how come former President aristilde never charge for drugs... see more
Reply · August 18 at 3:42 PM
Spako This is what American are about...cleaning up trashes in their misdt and send the trashes back where they belong to. If Haiti would kick foreigners... see more
Reply · August 18 at 3:42 PM
Jean Mervil He should stay in U S
Reply · April 25 at 8:15 PM
Carlo He better not go back in Haiti. Aristide will make sure he is dead meat.
Reply · April 21 at 3:54 PM

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