Haiti Violence: Guyler C. Delva roughed up at immigration in Port-au-Prince Tuesday

Haitian journalist and former communication minister Guyler C. Delva received a beating Tuesday at the direction of immigration and emigration in Port-au-Prince Tuesday after an altercation with a female immigration employee.

Guyler C. Delva, Ministre de la Culture et de la Communication
Guyler C. Delva, Ministre de la Culture et de la Communication

According to news reports, Guyler Delva was trying to help a friend obtain a passport, an identity document that is becoming increasingly difficult to find in Haiti, when the altercation began.

According to the former government minister, he took a picture of a employee who refused to help him and recused to give her name. According to the immigration employed, Guyler Delva was frustrated, took a photo, pushed the employee before overturning desks and computers at the bureau.

Despite the conflicting stories, what followed was Guyler Delva seen in a short video released on social media being pushed, kicked and beaten by what looked like security guards.

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