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...

PHOTO - Jacques Ketant - Haitian Drug Lord
PHOTO - Jacques Ketant - Haitian Drug Lord

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 says...

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 legal.

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Jhony says...

Ayisyen tout

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General Leonpeterrobertde says...

ketant shall go into hiding starting now; the mercenaries will hide him for 17-trillion gourdes in american

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General Leonpeterrobertde says...

ketant shall go into hiding starting now; the mercenaries will hide him for 17-trillion gourdes in american

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Margarine Pierre says...

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 trafficking too, he should go to jail also, because he was part of the drugs dealer too, he should be the first one to go to jail, as a Present in charge of the country what kind of examples is giving the country

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Spako says...

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' butts like Sandra Honore, MINUSTAH, core Group we'd likewise get rid of trashes that prevent our country to move

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Jean Mervil says...

He should stay in U

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Carlo says...

He better not go back in Haiti.

Aristide will make sure he is dead

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