Peyi Lock - Nowadays it is not prudent to share the good news about Haiti for fear of repression, Read this true story...

I told a friend of mine that school was open in my neck of the woods in Haiti and he replied with the most shocking answer. "I don't think I will mention your city name on my radio program," he said, "Because I don't want the others to come and cause problems for you."

Students in Haiti coming from school
Students in Haiti coming from school

My friend who has hosts radio show and the diaspora in South Florida told me he was afraid to say where school was opened in Haiti for fear that the others, the "peyi lock people" might come to town to disrupt a good thing.

Sadly, he is right on the money.

Yes, school is re-opened in Hinche Haiti where I live; however, ever since the opening of school, there has been quite a few incidents.

Unknown individuals started burning tires and doing sporadic malicious activities around town to instill fear among the population to keep their kids at home.

Before the opening of school, parents in Hinche were saying among themselves that some people in the city of Mirebalais threatened to cut off the electricity coming to Hinche if they reopen school.

Hinche, Haiti, a trouble-free city most of the time, has seen various acts of violence lately. We've been told someone threw a stone at the windshield of a school bus loaded with children coming from school in the outskirts of the city.

Also, in the administrative complex in town, a couple of days ago, somebody burned a government bus.

From time to time you wake up to see traces of burnt tires and various arteries in town. All of that is to intimidate and to instill fear among the population.


Politisyen Haitien Se Demagog

Clearly, Haitian parents wants their kids to to to school. But nowadays even going to school is risky business because of bad politics in Haiti].

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